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Chateau Pape Clement 2010, an exceptional vintage

Chateau Pape Clement 2010

Chateau Pape Clement is one of the oldest classified growths in Bordeaux. It is a Graves Classified Growth in the Pessac-Leognan region appellation. The estate This historic property has been harvesting grapes since 1252, under the leadership of Bertrand de Goth who became Pope Clement V in 1305. This 30 hectare vineyard is planted on Pyrenean gravel that dates back ... Read More »

2017: A look at the wine harvest season around the world

© Chateau Pape Clement

The 2017 vintage has been a series of ups and downs for winemakers all over the world. Early this year, most European countries were confronted with threatening and dangerous weather. Hail and frost are both quite dangerous for grapes, especially early on in the season.  France: Hot & Cold Cold temperatures and hail in April devastated many wine growers in ... Read More »

Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona: A Stunning Brunello di Montalcino

Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Cellar

The lovely estate of Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona was built by Fabivs de’ Vecchis in the 17th century, the Bishop of Montalcino and the Abbot of Sant’Antimo Abbey. Today the domain is known for using Sangiovese grapes to produce some of the highest quality Brunello di Montalcino that Italy has to offer. Papal connections The estate was a palace at the ... Read More »

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