Les Cardinaux de Pape Clément is a white wine with a pretty yellow color, with some tints of green. The nose is fresh, fruity, balanced, racy and offers a beautiful minerality. There are notes of fresh apple, lemon and more slightly ripe lemon associated with a hint of kumquat as well as very discreet hints of orange blossom. The palate is fruity, balanced and offers a nice fat, a mineral structure as well as a certain freshness. This wine expresses notes of fresh ripe lemon, fresh / juicy vine peach.
What does this wine taste like?
|White gold / Greenish glints|
|Fresh / Fruity / Balanced / Mineral|
|Fruit-forward / Balanced / Oily / Mineral / Lemon|
Drinking and storing
|Ageing period||14 months|
|Barrel age||New and one wine|
|Type of wood||Oak|
Head of an authentic winemaking empire in his native France, Bernard Magrez owns over 40 vineyards and is the only person to own four grand crus in Bordeaux: Pape Clément (Pessac-Léognan), Fombrauge (Saint-Emilion Grand Cru), La Tour Carnet (Haut-Médoc), and Clos Haut-Peyraguey (Sauternes). Bernard's road to success was not an easy one. After starting out working in a sawmill at the age of thirteen, he changed his career direction six years later and got a job in a winery....