Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2016

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MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS Call 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) • Visit us at • Complimentary delivery on all orders over $150 in NY and CT 55 b orde AU x Gérard Perse entered the Bordeaux scene in 1993 with his purchase of Monbousquet. Having succeeded as a cyclist and owner of multiple supermarket chains, his next challenge was to create a top-level Bordeaux. i n 1998, he acquired the crown jewel of his vineyard holdings, the Chateau Pavie. Under Gérard's direction, Chateau Pavie was elevated in 2012 to Grand Cru Classe A, the highest classification in St. Emilion. Known for its diverse elevations, soil types and exposures, Pavie actually consists of three separate micro-climates, knitted into the final blend. This is a wine that combines unbelievable power with pure elegance. Often backward in its youth, it will develop beautifully for decades in the cellar. ✦ Chateau Pavie St. e milion 2005 WS 100 / RP 100 » $450 (750ml) » $950 (1.5L) "I love the purity of fruit in this wine, with perfectly ripe blackberry, blueberry and raspberry on the nose. Complex and full-bodied... hints of new oak and wonderfully-polished tannins...complete, balanced and gorgeous..." (750ml 124389 / 1.5L 265545) a Modern d ay le gend

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