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Château Pape Clément

Château Pape Clément

The Château Pape Clément is one of the oldest properties in the Bordeaux vineyard, with seven centuries of history and born of the passion of a pope. It was at the end of the 13th century that Bertrand de Goth received from his brother Bréaud de Goth, as a gift for his appointment as archbishop of Bordeaux, a property located in Pessac planted with vines.  Read more

Château Pape Clément

Bertrand de Goth was elected Pope in 1305 and took the name Clement V. He renamed his Domaine Pope Clement. 

Grand Cru Classé in red in the 1953 Graves classification, Domaine has belonged to Bordeaux businessman Bernard Magrez since 1983. With determination and passion, he has led Pape Clément into the sphere of the greatest Bordeaux wines. Respect for the environment, the use of drones to follow the evolution of the vines, made-to-measure vinification, from the vine to the cellar nothing is left to chance to ensure that the potential of this exceptional terroir is expressed.

Le Château Pape Clément is a 63-hectare vineyard planted on an exceptional hilltop of Pyrenean gravel. 

- The red grape varieties are 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 4% Cabernet Franc. The grand vin is aged for 16 to 18 months in French oak barrels, 70% of which are new. Clémentin de Pape Clément is the Second red wine.

 - The white grape varieties are 74% Sauvignon blanc, 22% Sémillon, 3% Sauvignon gris and 1% Muscadelle. The grand vin blanc is aged for 12 to 14 months in French oak barrels, 70% of which are new. Clémentin de Pape Clément is the Second white wine.

The Château Pape Clément produces wines that combine richness, freshness and modernity. Wines that are in tune with the times, with elegant, fine, fruity reds and generous, intense whites that are among the best in the Pessac-Léognan appellation.