Château l'Eglise Clinet Double Saint-Julien 2011

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Fine Wines International
San Francisco, CA (680 mi)
USD 72.00
750ml
Vintage 2002
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Olympia, WA (48 mi)
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Violet, black licorice and berry aromas follow through to a full body, with chewy tannins and a powerful finish. Layered and rich or the vintage. N... Read more

90% merlot, 10% cabernet Franc. The bouquet of the grand vin is currently showing a more reserved state, offering purity in its aroma as complexity... Read more

Big and juicy, with loads of ripe fruit and big velvet tannins. Full, round and gorgeous. Fantastic. Soft with sweeter fruit. Lovely texture. Alway... Read more

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/06/2011

Violet, black licorice and berry aromas follow through to a full body, with chewy tannins and a powerful finish. Layered and rich or the vintage. Needs time to develop. Best after 2014. 1,350 cases made. -JS Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2006 L'Eglise Clinet 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/06/2011

90% merlot, 10% cabernet Franc. The bouquet of the grand vin is currently showing a more reserved state, offering purity in its aroma as complexity slowly appears in the shape of black cherry underneath scents of soy, spices and dark oak. This classi... Chuck Hayward. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2010 L'Eglise Clinet 3000ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
08/16/2011

Big and juicy, with loads of ripe fruit and big velvet tannins. Full, round and gorgeous. Fantastic. Soft with sweeter fruit. Lovely texture. Always a beauty. '89/'90 Bordeaux non-blind horizontal. Drink now. (JS) Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1989 L'Eglise Clinet 750ml


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"Soft and perfumy style, with pretty mulled spice and mesquite shadings the to damson plum and raspberry coulis notes. Subtle persistence on the finish...87-90" WS 04/12 "Another brilliant wine from proprietor Denis Durantou, the powerhouse 2011 l’Eglise Clinet is one of the most densely packed and stacked wines of Pomerol. Inky ruby/purple-colored with a classic bouquet of black currants, black cherries, creme caramel and vanillin, it reveals great fruit on the attack and mid-palate, medium to full body, lavish extraction, no bitterness, sweet, well-integrated tannins, and enough acidity for vibrancy and definition. It should be drinkable in 3-5 years and last for two decades or more...92-95" WA 04/12

"Soft and perfumy style, with pretty mulled spice and mesquite shadings the to damson plum and raspberry coulis notes. Subtle persistence on the finish...87-90" WS 04/12 "Another brilliant wine from proprietor Denis Durantou, the powerhouse 2011 l’Eglise Clinet is one of the most densely packed and stacked wines of Pomerol. Inky ruby/purple-colored with a classic bouquet of black currants, black cherries, creme caramel and vanillin, it reveals great fruit on the attack and mid-palate, medium to full body, lavish extraction, no bitterness, sweet, well-integrated tannins, and enough acidity for vibrancy and definition. It should be drinkable in 3-5 years and last for two decades or more...92-95" WA 04/12

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