2014 Chateau Climens [Future Arrival]

$72.00

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Wine Details

Bottle Size 750ml
Vintage 2014
Varietal Dessert Wines
Producer Chateau Climens
Region Bordeaux
Appellation
Color White
Country France
Future Arrival Yes
Featured No

Additional Information

Weight 3.5 lbs

Pro Reviews

Wine Advocate (WA)

WA94-96

The Château Climens was tasted from several lots that Bérénice Lurton and her team are preparing to blend together during its barrel maturation. Having conducted this practice over many years, I would point out that whereas in some years one has to conjecture to the full, in 2014 the lots were both smaller in number, less heterogeneous and paradoxically, more “complete”. This made it easier to envisage the final wine. Here, you had to focus on the second trie where 80% of the crop was picked with widespread onset of botrytis. There are fleeting senses of dried honey, juniper berries and marigold, dried apricot on a couple of barrels. There is clearly good acidity here, most of the lots spicier than 2013. As usual, this Climens is bestowed a sense of volume and persistence in the mouth and you have the sense that this will be a more approachable Barsac compared to other vintages. Overall, Bérénice Lurton has a winning Climens on her hands, one that will in the top two or three sweet wines of the vintage. – Neal Martin – 30.04.15

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