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Chateau Clinet 2009, 5 bottles

Auction:
3107B
Lot:
280
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
Fine Wines - 3107B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 26, 2018 6:00PM

Description:

Chateau Clinet 2009
Pomerol
"Clinet has been on a hot streak lately and the 2009 appears to be the greatest wine ever made at the estate, surpassing even the late Jean-Michel Arcaute's monumental 1989. A blend of 85% Merlot and tiny amounts of Cabernet Franc (12%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (3%), this big Pomerol boasts an opaque, moonless night inky/blue/purple color in addition to a gorgeous perfume of blueberry pie, incense, truffles, black raspberries, licorice and wood smoke. Viscous and multi-dimensional with silky, sweet tannin, massive fruit concentration and full-bodied power, there are nearly 4,000 cases of this thick, juicy, perfect Clinet. It should drink well in 3-5 years and keep for 25-30." R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 12/11
5 bottles
Estimate $1,000-1,300


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Keywords

Jean-Michel Arcaute, Cabernet, Cabernet Franc, Grape, Merlot, Pomerol, Pomerol AOC, Wine

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