Chateau Clinet 2016 - Case of 6 Bottles (75cl)
The 2016 Clinet was cropped at 49hl/ha and matured in 70% new oak. It has a quintessential Pomerol bouquet of vibrant floral aromas, black cherries and hints of Christmas cake and truffle. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannin and very harmonious and refined. The sample at the château showed a touch more backbone than the one at the London UGC tastings, offering plenty of blackberry and black olive notes and then turning saline toward the dense, muscular finish. A classy, sophisticated Clinet that will reward those with the nous to cellar it for several years. Outstanding. Drink 2020-2045.
Country/Region: France, Pomerol
Grape Variety: Merlot 88%, Cabernet Sauvignon 12%
Packaging: OWC - 6x750ml
Robert Parker: 96+/100