Chateau Eglise Clinet 2000

€ 429,00 (ex Vat)
519,09 (in Vat)
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Classification Cru Classe
Type Red
Brand Chateau Eglise Clinet
Vintage 2000
Country France
Region Bordeaux, Pomerol
Grape Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Bordeaux Blend
Volume 0,75
Condition From Original Wooden Case
Label perfect
Drinkable -2030
Stock 1

Professional reviews

Robert Parker (96)

The saturated ruby/purple color offers up pure fruit notes of mulberries, figs, and cassis intermixed with hints of licorice and toasty oak. Revealing great palate presence, tremendous texture, sweet tannin, relatively low acidity, and a finish that exceeds 60 seconds, I assume this wine will close down, not to reopen for nearly a decade. This is a profound example from a proprietor who has never subscribed to the new, progressive/razzle-dazzle techniques being employed by some of the cutting edge producers. Here it is low yields, ripe fruit, and non-interventionalistic winemaking at its purest. Truly spectacular, this could be another of the great classics proprietor Durantou has produced over recent years. For now, it is hard to believe it could rival or eclipse the fabulous 1998 or, for that matter, the 1995, but the 2000 has gone from strength to strength in its evolution. From bottle, it is dazzling.

Winespectator (97)

This has everything. Super class and elegance, yet ripe and exciting. Fantastic aromas of blackberries, cherries, violets and minerals. Full-bodied, with incredible raspberry, cherry, mineral and silky tannins. Very long. Winemaker Denis Durantou is a purist, and it shows.

Rene Gabriel (19)

Rene Gabriel rates this wine 19/20 points.

Chateau Eglise Clinet - Chateau Eglise Clinet 2000

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