Château Pavie Macquin Saint-Émilion Red Bordeaux Blend 2005 (1500ml)

9.137 ratings on Delectable
$599

It appears consumers can't go wrong with any 2005 with the word "Pavie" in its name. This outstanding terroir, elevated to Premier Grand Cru Classe status in St.-Emilion's reclassification, is run with impeccable attention to detail by Nicolas Thienpont, who is assisted by winemaking guru, Stephane Derenoncourt. The 2005 Pavie Macquin may turn out to be this duo's finest wine to date. This is a moderately large vineyard (37 acres) for the area, and the blend tends to be 70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. A black/purple color is accompanied by aromas of charcoal, burning embers, crushed rocks, sweet, pure, blueberries and blackberries, chocolaty creme de cassis, and licorice. It possesses massive concentration, phenomenal levels of tannin, and good acidity... Robert Parker

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Ratings on Delectable

Rob Stutzman

Only freakin cow

Only freakin cow

10

Andy Hall

Just awesome! Just a baby and will only get better with 'proper' aging. This is a big boy wine with massive tannins and tremendous depth! The score will be higher in 10 years!

Just awesome! Just a baby and will only get better with 'proper' aging. This is a big boy wine with massive tannins and tremendous depth! The score will be higher in 10 years!

9.8

Stanislav Lobanov

(17/20) Вино с букетом ароматов джема из чёрных ягод, чернослива, кедра и черного перца, в развитии появляется нота йода. Тельное с довольно высокой кислотностью и интенсивными танинами. Продолжительное послевкусие. Великолепно!

(17/20) Вино с букетом ароматов джема из чёрных ягод, чернослива, кедра и черного перца, в развитии появляется нота йода. Тельное с довольно высокой кислотностью и интенсивными танинами. Продолжительное послевкусие. Великолепно!

9.2

Jeffrey Lew

Perfect cork, perfect fill, perfect label. Imperfect wine. Tasted like dead prunes and raisins... Slightly cooked and flawed. What a shame.

Perfect cork, perfect fill, perfect label. Imperfect wine. Tasted like dead prunes and raisins... Slightly cooked and flawed. What a shame.

7.8

Christian Fischer

Very nice. Opened too early, but a very nice nice wine even at a young age

Very nice. Opened too early, but a very nice nice wine even at a young age

9.2

Jordan Franceschini

The real deal. Magical. #bordeaux

The real deal. Magical. #bordeaux

9.5

Pon Gong

Still young but great nose

Still young but great nose

8.8

Jeffrey Lew

Popped and initial nose was bright fruit and dark... Then the burnt oak, fig and slight prune popped out. Somehow this got cooked along the way. Disappointing to say the least. Stay tuned for next bottle.

Popped and initial nose was bright fruit and dark... Then the burnt oak, fig and slight prune popped out. Somehow this got cooked along the way. Disappointing to say the least. Stay tuned for next bottle.

7.5

Pon Gong

Cacao moka dixit N

Cacao moka dixit N

8.9

Nic Z

Nice acidity

Nice acidity

9.1