A linear and very tight wine, but shows substance and character with very fine tannins that last for minutes.
94-95 points, James Suckling (Apr 2019)
This comes from the limestone slope between La Gaffelière and Pavie. Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2018 Côte Pavie comes skipping out of the glass with bright, cheery scents of warm raspberries, black cherries and ripe blackberries plus hints of red roses, menthol, dark chocolate and licorice. Medium to full-bodied, the palate delivers mouth-filling fresh, crunchy fruit with beautifully ripe, finely grained tannins and seamless freshness, finishing long and perfumed. Impressive!
93-95+ points, Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Wine Advocate (Issue # Interim - Apr 2019)
The 2018 Saint-Georges (Côte Pavie) is a deep, brooding wine with a compelling interplay of dense fruit and supporting structure. Blueberry jam, savory herbs, lavender, mint, spice and gravel jump from the glass in this potent, virile Saint-Émilion. Saint-Georges has really come along in the last few years. The 2018 is terrific and also quite promising. The blend is 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc.
91-94 points, Antonio Galloni, Vinous (Apr 2019)