Situated south of Bordeaux, in Pessac, Château Pape Clément is one of the oldest estates in Bordeaux. The château takes its name from Pope Clement V who developed the wine-growing activity of the property in the 13th century. Château Pape Clément produces wines whose reputation has been established for more than seven centuries. Owned by Bernard Magrez, Château Pape Clément stands out among the greatest estates of Bordeaux.
The vineyard dedicated to the production of the Le Prélat de Pape Clément red 2019 extends over 23.5 hectares, in the municipalities of Cérons, Illats and Podensac. The vines, which are 30 years old on average, are planted in deep gravel soils upon on limestone strata. The vineyard has earned the Terra Vitis and HVE 3 labels (High Environmental Value level 3) as well as an SME certification.
Stainless steel tanks. Vinification done in a traditional way in thermoregulated vats with vatting from 25 to 28 days.
14 months (50% new barrels and 50% barrels of one previous wine).
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