Dating back to the 14th century, Château Pape-Clément has one of the oldest documented histories of any estate in Bordeaux. In 1939 Paul Montagne purchased the estate, making improvements and increasing the success of the wines. Today, the estate is in joint ownership with his son Léo Montagne and the drink magnate Bernard Margrez. Margrez also owns Château la Tour Carnet, Château Fombrauge in Saint Emilion as well as 34 other wineries throughout the world. Michel Rolland is employed as the consultant oenologist.
Grape: 45% Sauvignon Blanc, 45% Sémillon,10% Muscadelle
Vines: Average age is 30 years
Following fermentation, the wine is aged in 70-100% new French oak barrels for 10-12 months.
There is also a red wine that goes by the same name. There are also two second wines: Le Clémentin du Pape-Clément and Le Prélat du Pape-Clément, both of these wines are red.