Château Pape Clément is one of the oldest Grand Cru Classé vineyards in Bordeaux. With a history dating back to the 13th century, the reputable château was established by Bertrand de Goth, the Archbishop of Bordeaux. Decades later, he became Pope in 1305 under the name Clement V, thus the château inherited his name. In 1939, the Montagne family acquired the estate, and it is now owned and run by wine enthusiast, Bernard Magrez. Hidden among the Pessac suburbs, the 32.5-hectare property is predominately dedicated to red wine production, with only 2.5-hectares planted to white varieties. Both wines represent some of the appellations best, the Pape Clément Rouge is a dense but approachable wine, while the small production of Pape Clément Blanc is an elegant, impressively complex, creamy new oak noted white. Today, the Château boasts the finest clarets in Pessac-Léognan, and continues to express with finesse the essence of their terroir.