2006 Climens

Climens

94Average Score
White
24x37.5cl
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0 Immediate | 6 Marketplace
£679.00
12x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 56 Marketplace
£663.00
Hlvs
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0 Immediate | 24 Marketplace
£32.00
12x37.5cl
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0 Immediate | 15 Marketplace
£340.00
6x75cl
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0 Immediate | 2 Marketplace
£332.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
94
Critic Notes

Proprietor Berenice Lurton continues to turn out one of the utterly profound wines from the Barsac Sauternes region. The 2006 is not up there with their perfect 2001, but it is a beautiful wine and stands out as one of the top wines of 2006. Medium gold, with a slightly more advanced color than I am used to seeing in a young Climens, the wine displays waxy honeyed pineapple and delicate marmalade and citrus notes with a restrained use of new oak. The wine cuts a full-bodied swath across the palate with terrific acidity, freshness, and moderate sweetness. This is a beauty, but perhaps on a much faster evolutionary track than some of their greatest vintages. Wine Advocate.February, 2009

Score: 94-/100Robert Parker

Tasted at the Sauternes 2006 ten-year on horizontal in Bordeaux. The 2006 Climens still feels youthful on the nose, a car revving its engine but yet to release the handbrake. The palate is medium-bodied with harmonious, honeyed marmalade and quince-tinged fruit, plenty of botrytis and perhaps here, a little more advanced than the aromatics. They will catch up in time to complete the gorgeous, quite ravishing yet tensile Climens from Berenice Lurton and her team. May 2016, www.robertparker.com

Score: 94-/100Neal Martin
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Barsac
Colour
White
Taste
Sweet
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Barsac
Colour
White
Taste
Sweet
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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