Chateau l'Eglise Clinet Pomerol 2016

Item
954696
Size Pack
750 ml
$360.00
Case of 6
$1,944.00

Details

The 2016 L'Eglise-Clinet is a blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc picked between 21 September and 4 October for the former and on 6 October for the latter. It was cropped at 43 hectoliters per hectare and matured in 80% new oak, with around 14.2% alcohol. Lucid in color, it has a quintessential L'Eglise-Clinet bouquet with blackberry, raspberry coulis, liquid minerals and hints of iris and incense. The palate is very precise and crisp, some of the finest tannins that you will encounter in Pomerol, tensile right from the beginning, taut and linear with immense precision towards the extended mineral-soaked finish. This is nothing less than a brilliant wine from Denis Durantou, undoubtedly one of the stars of the vintage. -Neal Martin, Apr 2017
Reviewed by: The Wine Advocate
- 97-99 pts

The 2016 L'Eglise-Clinet is a magnificent, heart-stopping wine. Deep and expressive, yet with striking translucence, the 2016 simply has it all. Scents of graphite, crushed rocks, blueberry jam, spice, menthol and smoke resonate on the palate with soaring intensity and tremendous richness. Mind blowing in its depth, with tremendous persistence, an extraordinary poise, the 2016 is captivating. -Antonio Galloni, Apr 2017
Reviewed by: Vinous
- 96-99 pts

A flash of spearmint gives this a fresh feel, while the core of raspberry and boysenberry fruit follows up quickly, carried by lively acidity. The long, fruitcake-filled finish keeps a sense of elegance. Very enticing. -James Molesworth, Web 2017
Reviewed by: Wine Spectator
- 94-97 pts

This has so much violet and black-olive character to it. It’s full-bodied and powerful with incredible power and depth of old-vine tannins. It just rolls on and on. What a finish. -James Suckling, Apr 2017
Reviewed by: James Suckling
- 98-99 pts
  • Type Red Wine
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Area Bordeaux
  • Region Pomerol

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