Deep garnet-colored. Has very concentrated tarry cassis aromas and full, ripe, densely packed fruit flavors that are fleshy, with tar and tobacco undertones. Close to its peak, but without the sweet edge of Chevalier.
Under the regime of G?rard Perse, Pavie seems to have become more opulent, more extracted, and, dare I say it, more simplistic. The richness of the 2000 vintage lends itself to this technique. While it is a wonderful, immediately... Read More