Clos l'Eglise 2016 - En primeur wine - Millesima
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Clos l'Eglise 2016

SKU:1014/16 Bordeaux - Pomerol - Red - More Info
  • Parker/WA : 93-95
  • J. Robinson : 16+

Wine Advocate-Parker :
The 2016 Clos l'Eglise is a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, and was the first to be picked by the Garçin-Léveque family (before Barde-Haut, d'Arce and Poesia). It has a high pH of 3.65 and it was matured in 100% new French oak. It has a very intense bouquet with macerated small black cherries, raspberry coulis, oyster shells and crushed violets, well defined and quite penetrating in style. The palate is medium-bodied with grainy tannin, layers of black fruit laced with black pepper and a touch of black pepper. There is a little chewiness to the texture towards the harmonious finish, which is one of the most primal that I have encountered in recent years. The barrel maturation will lend a little more sheen to this Pomerol--a long-term prospect that will deserve several years in bottle.

Grape varieties Merlot/Cabernet Franc
J. Robinson 16+
Parker/WA 93-95
Wine Spectator 92-95
J. Suckling 94-95
Allergens Contains sulphites
Producer/Bottled By CLOS L'EGLISE 33500 POMEROL FRANCE
Appellation Pomerol
Color Red
Environment Sustainable viticulture
In-Stock En-Primeur
Kosher No
Country France
Producer Clos l'Eglise
Wine certification AOC
Area Bordeaux
Vineyard Libournais
£426.00
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