- La Chenade
- Lalande de Pomerol
- Merlot / Cabernet Sauvignon
- 2012 - 2022
- Case size
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Goedhuis, May 2007,
Produced from Dénis Durantou of l'Eglise Clinet, this 2006 offers fresh, ripe flavours of deepbramble fruit, spice and licorice. Pretty, focused and very much in the style of Dénis. Due to a severe selection of only the best grapes, production was down by 1/3. Comprised of 70% Merlot, 20%Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc.
Neal Martin, January 2019,
The 2016 La Chenade, the Lalande de Pomerol from Denis Durantou, was bottled at the end of May 2018. It has a beautiful, well-defined bouquet that offers charming scents of wild strawberry, red currant and crushed stone. The palate is medium-bodied with an almost Burgundian tannin profile. This La Chenade is silky in texture and perfectly balanced, revealing palpable mineralité at its core. A stupendous wine from Durantou that oozes class and will give at least a decade’s worth of drinking pleasure.
Antonio Galloni, January 2019,
he 2016 La Chenade offers a striking interplay of sweet red berry/plum fruit, blood orange, mint and exotic spice. Cabernet Franc aromatics are super-expressive in this pliant, mid-weight Lalande de Pomerol, with rose petal, star anise and savory herb overtones that emerge in the glass. La Chenade shows just how appealing 2016 is, even among humbler appellations. The 2016 is 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc.
Jancis Robinson, May 2007,
20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 70% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc. Lively velvety crimson. Complete, enticing nose and attractive palate entry which starts to grip only on the finish. Just a bit too mean and rasping on the finish but well done up to then much riper fruit than many others of the same appellation.
Denis Durantou, the man behind the exceptional wines and reputation of Ch ‘Eglise Clinet in Pomerol, has branched out and is also responsible for Montlandrie, Cruzelles and La Chenade in the surrounding areas. He balances a belief in tradition and hard work with an openness to innovation, ensuring his wines are always of the highest quality.
Lalande de Pomerol
Lalande de Pomerol is situated to the north-west of the Dordogne River north of Pomerol. Similar to the great Pomerol appellation the wines are Merlot dominated but sold at a fraction of the price. Some great value wines can be found to the south of the Lalande de Pomerol region as only the Barbanne River separates the two appellations.