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90-94 / 100

Very good

Stock : 1 bottle
215,00 € tax incl. 179,17 € tax excl.
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Jancis Robinson
Jancis Robinson
(10-2010) Clean and very sweet nose. Medium intensity. Very brisk and lively and somehow coppery and burnished. Really lovely energetic drink for now. Who would have thought that the 1974 could taste so good? Big and bold. Lovely balance despite having no reputation. Really vibrant. Very clean. Luscious. Long.
Features
Vintage Wine 1974
Classification Sauternes - 1er Cru Classé
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Sauternes
Colour Sweet white wine
Volume 0.75 l
Country France
Château Château Climens
Country France
Château informations

Château Climens

Chateau Climens, is a vineyard of 30 hectares located in the Barsac appellation.  Climens is ranked 1st growth by the official classification of 1855. The vineyard's 30 hectares are in all together in one parcel, the soil is composed of red sandy clay on a limestone base. The vines are 100% Semillon (which is a rare monocepage in the region), with a density of 6600 plants / ha for an average age of 35-year-old  vines 35 years old. Climens produces only a sweet white wine. Climens yields are particularly low, with an average of 7 hl / ha, or 4 hl / ha in the difficult years, to maintain quality and exceptional concentration. The estate produces a second wine called Cyprès de Climens in memory of a curious tradition: when the vessels were leaving port on the Ciron, they were given a branch of blue cypress to insure future payment. Overall the wines produced by Climens are consistently of a very high level. In fact, they are made with great care and high quality thanks to the high demands of Berenice Lurton.Great vintages: 1971, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 2001, 2005.

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