1961 CHÂTEAU CLIMENS 1961

Sauternes - 1er Cru Classé
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1961 CHÂTEAU CLIMENS 1961

Sauternes - 1er Cru Classé

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389,00 € tax incl. 324,17 € tax excl.
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92 / 100
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(7-2017) On the orange, tangerine and burnt caramel, brown sugar and butterscotch side of the style range, there was still some tropical and apricot notes. It was a nice surprise to find this still quite tasty as it approaches 60 years of age.
Features
Vintage 1961
Rating 90-94
Classification Sauternes - 1er Cru Classé
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Sauternes
Colour Sweet white wine
Volume 0.75 l
Price More than 300 €
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Château Climens
Country France
Château informations
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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