Chateau Le Pape?

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Chateau Le Pape?

Postby Joshua Kates » Wed Mar 27, 2013 11:32 am

I was wondering whether anyone knows about this Chateau and its wine (Pessac-Leognan), specifically the 2010. Apparently, they were purchased last year by Haut-Bailly. I assume the 2010 was not made by the latter's team, but the former owner Patrick Monjanel and whomever was working with him. Who were these people? Was the wine bottled at the Chateau? Is it supposed to be any good?

(In part, I just bought 3 at rock bottom prices at a flash sale; upon arrival, they had the least information and fewest markings of almost any Bordeaux label that I have seen, though they did have notes from the importer.)

Thanks in advance for your help!
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Re: Chateau Le Pape?

Postby David M. Bueker » Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:54 pm

Apparently Jancis Robinson has tasted it, but since I do not subscribe I cannot access the note. The funny thing is that someone gave the news of the chateau's purchase 91 points on CellarTracker!
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Re: Chateau Le Pape?

Postby Brian Gilp » Thu Mar 28, 2013 10:30 am

I pulled the old Parker Bordeaux book off the shelf but this chateau is not covered in it at all. My book goes through 1997 and I see that the estate was sold in 1998 so even its lacking of mention apprears to tell us nothing about who made your wine.
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