2018 Château L'Eglise Clinet, Pomerol
"It has a deep limpid purple colour. It has a captivating, gorgeous black cherry, raspberry and blueberry scented bouquet with touches of iodine and incense. The palate is medium-bodied with filigree tannin and pitch perfect acidity. There is a compelling symmetry and precision about this L’Eglise-Clinet with wonderful sapidity towards the finish that fans out with blackberry and boysenberry fruit. Simply a class act, and perhaps one of the most profound expressions of terroir that you will find on the Right Bank this year. Drink 2028-2050."
Score: 97-98 - Neal Martin, vinous.com
"A blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc, the 2018 L'Eglise Clinet is deep purple-black in color and opens with beguiling truffles, forest floor, mossy bark and black tea scents, slowly unfurling to reveal a core of Black Forest cake, plum preserves, licorice and candied violets plus wafts of tar and cast iron pan. Full-bodied, concentrated and jam-packed with muscular fruit, the velvety-textured palate delivers layer upon layer of savory and earthy accents, finishing with a lingering mineral lift."
Score: 96-98 - Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW, Wine Advocate
"This is incredibly powerful with fantastic depth and length. It goes on for minutes. Full-bodied yet so tight and intense. Blackberries and hints of spice. It has such energy and persistence. It is a wine that makes you really reflect. Bravo. Tiny production."
Score: 99-100 - James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com
*En Primeur/In Bond - These wines are available En Primeur. The price shown is not inclusive of UK duty and VAT, which is payable at the prevailing rate upon delivery from bond. Wines will be shipped from Spring 2021 and we'll contact you once they land in the UK, at which point you can decide whether to pay associated duty, VAT and carriage and have them delivered, or keep them in under bond in our world class storage facility. Do give us a call if you'd like more information on buying and storing wines in bond on 01206 713560.
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