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2005 Ch. Climens, Barsac, France

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4 3 £65.00 29d 7h ago
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closed 25/03/2019, 05:00 PM

Lot size: 1 bottle of 750 ml each Wine type: White, 2005 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: Barsac, Bordeaux, France
Fill level: Into Neck (IN)Question Mark Grape variety: Semillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend

Château Climens

This noble sweet white wine, graceful and weightless, is a subtle wine that is like no other. If it is the very expression of the quintessence of this appellation with balance and freshness, it also has the strength and magnificence among the greatest Sauternes. Climens is characterized by brilliance or depth, borne only of its unique terroir.

This special grace, the result of tightness and minerality is also blessed with an extraordinary aromatic palette, mingling perfumes of flowers, fruits, spices, and often even a hint of eucalyptus or fresh mint. In their youth the wines, which have a pale colour that is reminiscent of the aromas, are dominated by citrus fruit (grapefruit, lemon, citron), fresh fruit and white flowers. Sweet spices and other deeper, confected fruit flavours will develop with the passing of time. Whatever the vintage, the wines continue to age slowly, retaining their harmonious blend of sweetness and freshness for decades, which signs their inimitable charm.

Climens is most famous for the elegance of its wine, but also for its sustained excellence: even in less than great vintages, the wines produced are always magical.

"Tasted blind. Deep orangey gold. Smells of crème patisserie. So rich! Lots of excitement and sheer weight and volume. Good energy on the finish. Marzipan notes. Unctuous. 17.5 Points." (Jancis Robinson, JR Purple Pages, Feb 2017)

Other details

This bottle has been stored in a cool cellar. It has some marks on the label from the wine rack but otherwise is good condition.

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Payment methods: bank transfer
Returns policy: none
Shipping Method: Courier/Royal Mail
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