Château Climens (2006)

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Country: France

Area: Bordeaux / Sauternes

Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon

Style: Sweet

Grade: Chateau Marquis d'Alesme

Producer: Chateau Climens

Size: 750ml

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Wine Enthusiast 96pts! (Cellar Selection)
Parker 94pts!

Tasted at the Sauternes 2006 ten-year on horizontal in Bordeaux. The 2006 Climens still feels youthful on the nose, a car revving its engine but yet to release the handbrake. The palate is medium-bodied with harmonious, honeyed marmalade and quince-tinged fruit, plenty of botrytis and perhaps here, a little more advanced than the aromatics. They will catch up in time to complete the gorgeous, quite ravishing yet tensile Climens from Bérénice Lurton and her team. (Neal Martin in Wine Advocate comment May 2016 quoted)

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