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Climens Sauternes Blend Wine 1983

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Berry Bros & Rudd review: Fabulously elegant and graceful with fine balance. Luscious, focused and rich with a zesty acidity, from one of the greats of the region, indeed the world.

External Reviews for Climens Sauternes Blend Wine

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

Beautifully crafted plump very long and complex. Medium gold lush and si lky with lemon fig apricot pear and a particualrly elegant balance of acidity fruit and wood. Power and finesse in the same package. Drink now through 2000. Wine Spectator.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/26/2012

Beautifully crafted, plump, very long and complex. Medium gold, lush and si lky, with lemon, fig, apricot, pear, and a particualrly elegant balance of acidity, fruit and wood. Power and finesse in the same package. Drink now through 2000. Wine Spectator. A Sauternes Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1983 Climens 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

The 1983 has consistently improved since bottling and is a far greater wine than I ever imagined after tasting it from cask. It exhibits the classic honeyed pineapple and spicy oakiness that makes Climens so profound. In the mouth this wine is opulent extremely rich with gobs of glycerin yet enough acidity to give it plenty of definition and crispness. It is a beautifully made even stunning Barsac that is eclipsed by the great 1986 and 1988. Anticipated maturity: Now-2009. Last tasted 11/9



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Berry Bros & Rudd review: Fabulously elegant and graceful with fine balance. Luscious, focused and rich with a zesty acidity, from one of the greats of the region, indeed the world.

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