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Community Tasting Notes (46) Avg Score: 91.8 points

  • This was good upon opening and got better over 3 hours. It has a strong pure dark fruit nose with no excess alcohol. It had crimson color with only slight lightening at the edges. Large scaled dark fruits and nice complexity. The tannins are mild and well integrated at this stage. The finish is medium to long in length. This will last, but it depends on how you like your fruit. I wish all off years developed so nicely.

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  • really very pretty and rich and full and not at all angular as I might have feared for the vintage. Still somewhat oaky on entry, but broad and full and looking forward to the other half of the bottle still at home.

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  • Prima is op zn top heel goed voor 2002, cassis af drink met nog ruim voldoende tanines

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  • Picked these up at auction house for a song. Great black fruits, smoke, plums on nose. Rich cassis, spice with long finish. A standout in 2002.

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  • The sumptuous 2002 Pape Clement is just entering its sweet spot and has a promising and long future ahead of it. It has a dense, ruby colour and explodes in the glass with vibrant aromas of blueberries, fresh picked flowers, vanilla and hints of lead pencil. I really love how this thick, luscious and superbly balanced wine envelops and softly rubs the palate. The fruit is perfectly well integrated with the other flavour components and the blend makes a delightfully sweet treat. Think of the adult version of a vanilla sundae with milk chocolate shavings, raspberry coulis and a creamy caramel base! The finish is equally delightful as the bouquet lingers for nearly a full minute. Enjoy this lovely, full bodied Graves over the next decade.

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  • By Chris Kissack
    April 2007, (See more on Winedoctor...) 17.5+ points

    (Chateau Pape-Clément Pessac-Léognan) This is lovely. A firm, classic, gravelly, perfumed wine, with a little spiced fruit. Full, textured, creamy with a soft grip. Gentle but firm, velvety, with a lovely fresh balance. Lovely potential.
  • By Chris Kissack
    February 2007, (See more on Winedoctor...) 17.5+ points

    (Chateau Pape-Clément Pessac-Léognan) This is stylish, a serious nose, nutty but restrained, gravelly, minerally and slightly perfumed. A lovely presence on the palate, fresh and precise, with a fine balance. Broad and yet elegant, with a lovely concentration too. I think this is lovely and brimming with potential.

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