Moncharm | Château Pavie Decesse 2008
Another one of the finest young wines from Moncharm, The Pavie Decesse 2008 chiefly made of Merlot (90%), blended with a meager 10% of Cabernet Franc. This label has acquired a natural alcohol percent of 14% due to the late harvest. This label boasts a deep purple colour and an incredible bouquet of blackberries, camphor, incense, toasty oak and fruitcake interlaced with delightful minerality. The wine will be perfectly approachable between 2016 to 2035.
Château Pavie Decesse is owned by Gerard Perse who also owns the Château Pavie estate. Perse is in a constant pursuit of modern winemaking techniques. Château Pavie Decesse is located on the crest of the hill slope above the Château Pavie estate. It is a small property spreading with a meager 9.1 hectares spread of vineyards. The soil is rich in lime stone which gives the wine the hallmark minerality.
Saint-Émilion is Equipped with the most diverse terroir in the Bordeaux region. The vineyards are planted on the clay-rich soil which is ideal for the growth of Merlot that is a prime component of all wines produced here. There are two Premier Grand Crus Classés (A), Château Cheval-Blanc and Château Ausone and thirteen Premier Grand Crus Classés (B) in this region.