1949 CHÂTEAU CLIMENS 1949

Sauternes - 1er Cru Classé
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95-100 / 100

Excellent

1949 CHÂTEAU CLIMENS 1949

Sauternes - 1er Cru Classé

Condition Good

Stock : 1 bottle
985,00 € tax incl. 820,83 € tax excl.
Stock : 1 bottle
958,00 € tax incl. 798,33 € tax excl.

Level Mid-shoulder

Stock : 1 bottle
822,00 € tax incl. 685,00 € tax excl.
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Jancis Robinson
Jancis Robinson
(5-2008)
Lovely wine at its peak. Lots of impact. Very sweet with strong hints of orange peel, marzipan and lemons. Big and sweet while being clean and fresh. Edge of mahogany in both colour and, somehow, flavour. Very impressive indeed. Another wine with an amazingly long drinking window.
Features
Vintage 1949
Rating 95-100
Classification Sauternes - 1er Cru Classé
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Sauternes
Colour Sweet white wine
Volume 0.75 l
Price More than 300 €
Château Climens
Country France
Château informations
Climens
Chateau Climens, is a vineyard of 30 hectares located in the Barsac appellation.  Climens is ranked 1st growth by the official classification of 1855. The vineyard's 30 hectares are in all together in one parcel, the soil is composed of red sandy clay on a limestone base. The vines are 100% Semillon (which is a rare monocepage in the region), with a density of 6600 plants / ha for an average age of 35-year-old  vines 35 years old. Climens produces only a sweet white wine. Climens yields are particularly low, with an average of 7 hl / ha, or 4 hl / ha in the difficult years, to maintain quality and exceptional concentration. The estate produces a second wine called Cyprès de Climens in memory of a curious tradition: when the vessels were leaving port on the Ciron, they were given a branch of blue cypress to insure future payment. Overall the wines produced by Climens are consistently of a very high level. In fact, they are made with great care and high quality thanks to the high demands of Berenice Lurton.Great vintages: 1971, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 2001, 2005.

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