2010 Château Climens, 1er Cru Barsac

Château Climens, Bordeaux Wine Region, France

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Bottle 75cl

Case of 12 £1,052.14

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Berenice Lurton and her team managed to pick the crop just hours before rains fell on October 23. Tasting through every one of their lots in 2010, there was a theme of tautness, racy acidity and spice. Focusing upon two batches representing about 14% of the harvest, there was patently exquisite balance and a sense of concentrated but efficient power, counterbalanced by immense purity and effervescence. Their problem will be knowing exactly which lots to deselect!
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