Château Clinet - By Clinet - Pomerol

Château Clinet - By Clinet - Pomerol - 2018 - 75cl - Onshore Cellars

Château Clinet - By Clinet - Pomerol

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Round, soft, plummy, earthy and with a dab of chocolate, the fruit is soft, ripe, fresh and sweet. Medium-bodied and ready to drink, this is a top-value wine from the owner of Château Clinet.
Round, soft, plummy, earthy and with a dab of chocolate, the fruit is soft, ripe, fresh and sweet. Medium-bodied and ready to drink, this is a top-value wine from the owner of Château Clinet.
Type:
Red
Country:
France
Region:
Bordeaux
Appellation:
Pomerol
Producer:
Château Clinet
Grapes/Blend:
Merlot, Cabernet Franc

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Château Clinet

Château Clinet

Château Clinet is a renowned wine producer located in the Pomerol appellation of Bordeaux, France. The estate has a rich history dating back to the 16th century when...

Château Clinet is a renowned wine producer located in the Pomerol appellation of Bordeaux, France. The estate has a rich history dating back to the 16th century when it was owned by the De Grelle family. In the 19th century, the property was acquired by the Arnaud family, who expanded the vineyards and modernized the winemaking facilities.

Today, Château Clinet is owned by the Laborde family, who have continued the tradition of producing exceptional wines. The estate covers 8 hectares of vineyards, planted with Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon. The soils are predominantly clay and gravel, which provide excellent drainage and impart unique characteristics to the wines.

Château Clinet is known for its powerful and concentrated wines, which are a reflection of the terroir and the meticulous winemaking techniques employed by the team. The grapes are hand-harvested and sorted before being fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. The wine is then aged in oak barrels for up to 18 months, depending on the vintage.

The flagship wine of Château Clinet is the Grand Vin, which is a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine is deep ruby in color and has aromas of black fruit, spice, and vanilla. On the palate, it is full-bodied and rich, with firm tannins and a long, complex finish.

In addition to the Grand Vin, Château Clinet also produces a second wine called Ronan by Clinet. This wine is made from younger vines and is aged for a shorter period in oak barrels. It is a more approachable wine, with softer tannins and a fruit-forward character.

Overall, Château Clinet is a producer of exceptional wines that are highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts alike. The estate's commitment to quality and tradition has earned it a place among the top producers in Bordeaux, and its wines are sure to impress even the most discerning palates.

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Bordeaux

Bordeaux, in the southwest of France, needs little introduction as one of the world's most famous, prestigious and prolific wine regions. The majority of Bordeaux wines (nearly 90...
Bordeaux, in the southwest of France, needs little introduction as one of the world's most famous, prestigious and prolific wine regions. The majority of Bordeaux wines (nearly 90 percent of production volume) are the dry, medium- and full-bodied red Bordeaux Blends that established its reputation.

The finest (and most expensive) of these are the wines from the great châteaux of the Haut-Médoc and the Right Bank appellations Saint-Émilion and Pomerol. The former is focused (at the top level) on Cabernet Sauvignon, the latter pair on on Merlot.

The legendary reds are complemented by high-quality white wines based on Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc. These range from dry whites to challenge the best from the Burgundy region (Pessac-Léognan is particularly renowned) to the sweet, botrytized nectars of Sauternes.
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Pomerol

Pomerol is a small wine appellation located in the Bordeaux region of France. It is known for producing some of the most sought-after wines in the world, particularly...

Pomerol is a small wine appellation located in the Bordeaux region of France. It is known for producing some of the most sought-after wines in the world, particularly its red wines made from the Merlot grape.

The history of Pomerol dates back to the Roman era, when the area was known for its fertile soils and ideal climate for grape growing. However, it wasn't until the 19th century that Pomerol began to gain recognition for its wines. In 1855, Pomerol was not included in the famous Bordeaux Wine Official Classification, which was a list of the best wines in the region. This was largely due to the fact that Pomerol was a relatively unknown appellation at the time. However, this did not deter the winemakers of Pomerol, who continued to produce exceptional wines that would eventually gain worldwide recognition.

The style of production in Pomerol is unique compared to other wine regions in Bordeaux. The vineyards are relatively small, with many of them being family-owned and operated. The winemakers in Pomerol focus on producing high-quality wines that are reflective of the terroir, or the unique characteristics of the soil and climate in the region. The Merlot grape is the dominant variety grown in Pomerol, with smaller amounts of Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon also being grown.

The typical wines from Pomerol are red wines that are rich, full-bodied, and complex. They are known for their deep, dark color and intense aromas of black fruit, such as blackberry and black cherry. On the palate, Pomerol wines are often described as having a velvety texture, with flavors of dark fruit, chocolate, and spice. The tannins in Pomerol wines are typically soft and well-integrated, making them approachable even when young.

Some of the most famous wines from Pomerol include Château Pétrus, Château Lafleur, and Château Le Pin. These wines are highly sought-after by collectors and wine enthusiasts around the world, and can command prices that are among the highest in the wine industry.

In conclusion, Pomerol is a unique and special wine appellation that produces some of the most exceptional wines in the world. Its history, style of production, and the grapes grown there all contribute to the distinctive character of Pomerol wines. If you are a fan of red wine, particularly Merlot, then Pomerol is definitely an appellation to explore.

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