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Le Clarence de Haut-Brion 2016

$996 a case of 6 Bottles (750ML) | $166 / Unit
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    A smooth and fruity Haut-Brion

    In 2016, a vintage that had extreme weather conditions, the wine-growing team and the durability of the terroir helped create a magnificent vintage. The Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot grapes were harvested between September 19th and October 13th for Le Clarence from Haut-Brion red 2016.

    Clarence from Haut-Brion red 2016 is a wine that has an intriguing red-garnet color. Immediately the nose is ripe and aromatically fresh. The fruit is easy to enjoy. On the palate, the attack is supple, broad and juicy. This Pessac-Leognan evolves with its tight and creamy texture. The tannins are classy and prominent at the same time, perfectly balanced. Clarence is very close to being their first wine! An obvious success.

    Parker : 93 / 100
    J. Suckling : 94 / 100
    Wine Advocate-Parker :
    Blended of 51.3% Merlot, 13.1% Cabernet Franc, 33% Cabernet Sauvignon and 2.6% Petit Verdot, the medium to deep garnet-purple colored 2016 Le Clarence de Haut-Brion features beautiful rose hip tea, fallen leaves and black olives scents over a core of redcurrant jelly, cassis and pencil shavings plus touches of menthol and pencil lead. Medium-bodied, the palate is finely crafted with delicate red and black fruits laced with loads of earthy accents, framed by grainy tannins and finishing on a lingering mineral note.
    BordeauxPessac-Leognan
    Alcohol
    13.5

    Grape varieties
    Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Cabernet Franc

    Dessert wine
    No

    Environment
    Sustainable

    J. Robinson
    17

    J. Suckling
    94

    Vinous - A. Galloni
    94

    Wine Spectator
    93

    Country
    France

    Wine certification
    AOC

    Vineyard
    Graves

    Region
    Bordeaux

    Appellation
    Pessac-Leognan

    Color
    Red

    Producer
    Chateau Haut-Brion

    Classification
    2nd wine of Ch. Haut-Brion

    Parker
    93

    Allergens
    Contains sulfites

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