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2016 Clos de la Vieille Eglise

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UK DOMESTIC DELIVERY:

FINE+RARE offers UK home delivery through our logistics partner London City Bond, with next day deliveries available for Central London addresses.
We deliver Monday to Friday; charges are £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent) for most UK postcodes.
For delivery charges to Highlands, Islands and outlying areas, please contact our Customer Service Team.

INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY:

For deliveries into Hong Kong and Singapore, we offer a dedicated air and sea service.
For more details regarding delivery to Hong Kong, Singapore and all other destinations, please view our International Delivery information page.
Spirits cannot travel on our services to Hong Kong, Singapore or Macau and require separate shipments. Please contact our Customer Service Team for further information.

F+R STORAGE:

Our storage costs are highly competitive. We will happily accept cases or single bottles, charging pro-rata based on the number of bottles and length of storage period.
Unlike many other wine companies, our service includes storage of duty paid wines as well as in bond from any reputable source, not just those bought through FINE+RARE.
Please visit our F+R Storage information page for more details.

IN BOND AND DUTY PAID DELIVERY TO STORAGE ACCOUNTS:

FINE+RARE can arrange delivery of your wines to your personal fine wine storage account:
Deliveries within London City Bond or to a Vinotheque storage account are charged at £ 8 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).
Deliveries to all other storage providers are charged at £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).

Please contact our Customer Service Team if you have any questions.

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Graphs indicate market price trends as calculated by FINE+RARE’s internal market making system and are for guidance only. E&OE.

Chart showing (to ) market price for 12x75cl standard case:

Clos de la Vieille Eglise 2015
+£12.00     (+2.25%) Latest price:  £545.00
Clos de la Vieille Eglise 2010
+£14.00     (+3.51%) Latest price:  £413.00
Clos de la Vieille Eglise 2009
-£21.00     (-4.3%) Latest price:  £467.00
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Average Score 91.4

Very dense and concentrated, this is a dark wine. Bold plum flavors are richly balanced by solid tannins. It is already balanced, firm and packed with a ripe character that is going to make it delicious and opulent. Apr 2017, Roger Voss, www.wineenthusiast.com
Very pretty wine with blackberry, blueberry and dark-chocolate character. Medium-to full-bodied, firm and silky. Impressive. Apr 17, www.jamessuckling.com
The 2016 Clos de la Vieille Eglise, the tiny property estate of Jean-Louis and Benoît Trocard, has an opulent bouquet with layers of ripe cassis and blueberry fruit, just showing a little more alcohol than its Pomerol peers. The palate is ripe and generous on the entry. I was expecting it to spill over into something overdone... but no. It is actually very elegant and harmonious with great depth and very fine persistence. Once the aromatics calm down, this could become a very impressive Clos de la Vieille Eglise, one certainly equal to the excellent 2015. Apr 2017, www.robertparker.com, Drink: 2020-2035
The 2016 Clos de la Vieille Eglise is pliant, racy and voluptuous, with terrific fruit intensity and plenty of near to medium term appeal. Juicy dark cherry, plum, chocolate, new oak and sweet spice notes abound. This is an especially racy, immediate style. Apr 2017, www.vinous.com
Sweet and a bit simple. Not really trying hard enough.  Apr 2017, www.jancisrobinson.com, Drink: 2019-2026

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