2011 Ronan by Clinet

Colour
Red
Producer
Château Clinet
Region
Bordeaux, Red Bordeaux
Grape
Merlot
Drinking
2016-2023
Case Size
6x150cl
Available Now
2011 Ronan by Clinet
Colour
Red
Producer
Château Clinet
Region
Bordeaux, Red Bordeaux
Grape
Merlot
Drinking
2016-2023
Case Size
6x150cl
Available Now

In Bond
Case price

£140.00 (Ex. VAT)

Qty
(1 in stock)

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Tasting Notes

James Suckling, Score: 86

A little lean but some nice berry and cherry character. Medium body, silky tannins and a clean finish.

Producer

Château Clinet

Ch Clinet was relatively unknown until the late 1980s when its 1989 and 1990 were awarded 100 points and 96 points, respectively by Robert Parker. Known for its modern-styled wine, crystal clean cellar and its consulting oenologist, Michel Rolland, it is easy to see why many admire its results.

Region

Bordeaux, Red Bordeaux

When the Romans first planted a few vines on the limestone outcrops of St Emilion in the early years of the first century, and tasted what was, by all accounts, rather thin, bitter wine, they can hardly have imagined that the region's greatest red wines would become the most sought afterfine wines in the world. From the days in the seventeenth century when the then owners of Ch Haut Brion, the de Pontac family, became the first to export to the UK, selling their wine in their own tavern, the Pontac's Head, red Bordeaux or claret has been the Englishman's favourite. The wines of the 1855 Classification are merely the tip of the iceberg. Bordeaux AC accounts for about half of all wine produced in the area, from vineyards outside the regional or communal appelations and often blended by the negociant houses. Simpler beasts these although still clearly related to their more illustrious cousins - relatively light and fresh, full of fruit, with soft tannins making for delicious, and good value, early drinking.

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