A highly anticipated bottle in the 2019 Bordeaux Futures release, the 2019 Clos Du Clocher Pomerol is already receiving impressive reviews and favorable feedback. Today we’re examining this vintage and exploring Clos Du Clocher, a producer whose wines can be particularly hard to come by but are excellent to enjoy.
About the Wine: 2019 Clos Du Clocher Pomerol
This vintage is full, deep, and extremely aromatic with complementary notes of florals, black fruits, and spices.
From James Suckling: “Aromas of blackberries, plums, peppercorns, walnuts and toasted bread. It’s medium-to full-bodied with firm, silky tannins. Excellent freshness with a delicious, creamy and spicy finish. 75% merlot and 25% cabernet franc. Drink after 2024.”
Wine Details: 2019 Clos du Clocher
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About the Producer
Jean-Baptiste Audy purchased the vineyard that would become Clos du Clocher in 1924. It is still family-owned, and has produced several top-rated vintages in recent years. The terroir is outstanding, even for Pomerol, with grapes displaying complexity and intensity. The final blends for their wines are selected in collaboration with Clos du Clocher and Michel Rolland’s team, and are always layered with unique and interesting characteristics.
About the Region: Bordeaux, France
Bordeaux is the largest AOC vineyard of France, home to 54 appellations of Bordeaux wine. Known for it’s high-quality terroirs, Bordeaux offers distinct flavors, but has a wide variety of price points and producers. Red Bordeaux wines are generally made from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot, and Malbec grapes. According to the region’s official website, “Our diverse appellations and crus/wines represent a broad palette of climates, soil types, and grape varieties.”
Learn more about the Bordeaux region and its wide range of appellations from bargain bottles to fine vintage wines.
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