CHÂTEAU SAINT-GEORGES CÔTE PAVIE: A TRUE NUGGET!
The Château Saint-Georges Côte Pavie estate is a place steeped in history. Large Gallo-Roman villa in the 3rd century transformed into a church consecrated to Saint-Georges in 1110, then into a barony under Henri IV and finally into a wine estate … The magnificent Château Saint-Georges Côte Pavie will have had many lives before being bought in 1873 by Jules Charoulet, wine merchant. Its 5 hectare vineyard extends over the famous Pavie hillside, at the southern exit of Saint-Émilion, on an exceptional terroir already exploited by the Romans. Today Jacques Masson, great-grandson of Jules Charoulet, manages the property, accompanied by his cellar master, Frédéric Castera.
THE 2016 VINTAGE AT CHÂTEAU SAINT-GEORGES CÔTE PAVIE
As in all of Bordeaux, the 2016 vintage is the happy ending of a complex year at Château Saint-Georges Côte Pavie. The mild winter, the rainy spring and finally the very hot and dry summer kept Jacques Masson, Frédéric Castera and winemaker Thomas Duclos on their guard. But the 2016 vintage is a real success! The wine is a delight, of great elegance, and rivals the greatest Châteaux of Saint-Émilion.
Appellation: Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
Domain: CHÂTEAU SAINT GEORGES CÔTE PAVIE
Type of culture: Conventional culture
Blend: Merlot / Cabernet Franc / Cabernet Sauvignon
Drink or keep: 2020-2045