My Cart

Close

Holiday Specials - Custom Gifts for Wines & Liquors

Sku :

Chateau Pavie-750ML

$420.99

Appellation : Saint Emilion Grand Cru

Classification: 1er Grand Cru Classé A

Location : South-East of the town of Saint Emilion

Area under vine : 37 hectares

Grape varieties : 60% merlot, 22% cabernet franc, 18% cabernet sauvignon

Average age of the vines : 48 years

Vineyard
Château Pavie’s vineyard has a great diversity of soils  :
- the Saint Emilion limestone plateau located around 85 meters up from the Dordogne river, composed of clay-limestone soil on top of chalk with marine fossils.
-  “mid-hillside” land 55 meters above the Dordogne river and composed of a brown clay-limestone soil with a fine texture.

Growing Methods
Many plots have been replanted and the vine-training system raised to increase the leaf canopy. Pruning down to 6 buds for old vines and 2 for the young ones.
Leaf-stripping, grapes picked and sorted by hand.

Vinification
The vinification is adapted to the potential of the harvest. 21 temperature-controlled wooden vats are used for vatting time of 38 days. Malolactic fermentation is done in barrels.

Maturing
Using of 80% new oak and 20% one-wine barrels.

If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Please report incorrect product info.