2015 PAVILLON DE TAILLEFER SAINT EMILION GRAND CRU BORDEAUX
Across the world, critics are raving about the 2015 vintage in Bordeaux. The vintage set a record for perfect 100 Point wines from Wine Enthusiast, and around half of those were from Saint Emilion. The Wine Spectator rated the overall vintage 97 Points, noting Saint Emilion was the sweet spot, and this was the appellation’s highest rated vintage since 2010. Saint Emilion is the oldest active wine producing region in Bordeaux, officially formed in 1199. This stunning representation of a Grand Cru Saint-Emilion was created by Catherine Cohen, who interned with the legendary Jean-Claude Berrouet at Château Petrus. Jean-Claude immediately recognized her talents and installed Catherine at the famous La Fleur Petrus where she made the wines from 1995 to 2001. At $45/btl, this wine had our entire panel in awe…
Created from half-century old vines, and revealing textbook Saint Emilion crushed red fruits, shaved rock and plush black plum, this wine leaves your taste buds yearning for another sip. Catherine and her husband Phillippe purchased the Estate in 2006 after it was personally recommended by Jean-Claude Berrouet. This Estate is now clearly on a positive trajectory and this is one journey that you don’t want to miss.
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|Dimensions||11.5 x 3 x 3 in|