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La Clotte Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Pessac-Léognan la Clotte 2011

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

Very polished, with lovely feel to the raspberry coulis, fresh blueberry and dark plum flavors. Long finish is well-studded with hints of ganache and anise.-J.M. Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2011 La Clotte 750ml

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External Reviews for La Clotte Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Pessac-Léognan la Clotte

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/17/2012

Very polished, with lovely feel to the raspberry coulis, fresh blueberry and dark plum flavors. Long finish is well-studded with hints of ganache and anise.-J.M. Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2011 La Clotte 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2010 08/26/2011

85% merlot and 15% cabernet franc. 4-hectare vineyard with 40-year-old vines planted to a limestone plateau with a mix of sand, clay and limestone in the vale. Yields were only 29 hls/ha. Aged for16 months in 50% new and 50% one-wine-old barrels. The... Jeff Loo. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2010 La Clotte 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2009 03/14/2012

Espresso and smoke notes and firm, slightly aggressive tannins show plenty of oak influence in this chewy red. A core of plum and currant has enough acidity to keep it lively. Best from 2013 through 2020. -TM Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 La Clotte 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2009 09/22/2010

One of my favorite St.-Emilion boutique vineyards, La Clotte's 10 acres of vines average 40-years of age. The 2009 (80% Merlot and the rest mostly Cabernet Franc) offers a beautifully sweet, ripe, opulent texture (typical for this estate) in addition... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 La Clotte 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2009 06/15/2010

A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 La Clotte 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2009 03/05/2012

A seductive style of wine, as usual, La Clotte's blend of generally 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc (I do believe a touch of Cabernet Sauvignon is also present) displays spicy, fruity black currant and black cherry notes intermixed with loamy soil ... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 La Clotte 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2008 06/01/2011

Barrel sample. A wine that hands well together, the spicy wood in balance with the sweet fruit. The acidity is a late extra to this wine, but the tannins give the right promise of aging. R.V. Wine Enthusiast. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2008 La Clotte 750ml


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