Chateau Pavie Macquin St. Émilion 2014 - Station Plaza Wine
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Chateau Pavie Macquin St. Émilion 2014
SKU: 05580

Chateau Pavie Macquin St. Émilion 2014

  • ws93-96
  • spw94
  • wa91-93

750ml
$99.00
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Pavie Macquin is situated on a plateau, next to the hill of Mondot and on the edge of the Fongaban rift. The vineyard sits at an altitude of between 75 and 100 metres at its highest point. A single tenant, its neighbour to the west is Troplong Mondot with Chateau Pavie (1er G.C.C.) to the south, while to the north lies Trottevieille (1er G.C.C.).
Wine Spectator
  • ws93-96

Barrel Tasting Well-packed, with ample boysenberry, blackberry and raspberry flavors that course along, carried by anise and singed apple wood notes that stay reserved through the finish. Squarely fruit-driven, but exhibits great purity and energy. Score range: 93-96 -JM

James Molesworth, 2015
Station Plaza Wine
  • spw94
Wine Advocate
  • wa91-93

The Château Pavie-Macquin 2014 is a blend of 85% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Franc and 1% Cabernet Sauvignon cropped between 6 and 14 October at 36 hectoliters per hectare. The nose is actually a distant cousin of Château Canon '14: very pure and delineated, quite sensual thanks to the embroidered 60% new oak. The palate is medium-bodied with fleshy ripe black cherry and blackcurrant fruit, a touch of white pepper lending a little spiciness. There is pleasing density on the finish, if not quite the complexity of either Canon or say, Château Pavie. I actually improves in the glass, gaining more composure and nuance, the aftertaste lengthening thanks to its saltiness. This is a fine Pavie-Macquin that should offer 10 to 15 years of pleasure, possibly more and I expect it will land at the top of my banded score.

Neal Martin, April 2015