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Chateau Climens
1986 - Chateau Climens
750 ml.

$135.00
Maximum quantity available reached.
Product Description
RP 96
WS 94

Country: France

Region: Bordeaux

Subregion: Sauternes

Varietal: Semillon

Vintage: 1986

Size: 750 ml.

Château Climens makes one of France’s most admired sweet white dessert wines. Located in Barsac, the 74-acre estate is noted for its extraordinary terroir on the highest plateau in the region. Château Climens makes Sauternes that consistently win rave reviews and it is a First Growth of the Sauternes-Barsac. Robert M. Parker Jr. has written that Château Climens “produces the region’s most compellingly elegant wine.” Though the château has been making wines for several centuries, since 1971 it has been owned by the Lurton family, which also owns numerous other estates in Bordeaux. Unlike some producers of Sauternes who use a blend of several white grapes, Climens is made from 100% Semillon. The estate’s high location means it gets a mix of moist and sunny weather making ideal conditions for Botrytis Cinerea, or so-called noble rot, the fungus that causes ripe grapes to sweeten enough to be used for Sauternes. About 25,000 bottles are produced annually.

SKU: 1813
Reviews
Robert Parker - 96 See more...
...There is as much botrytis in the 1986 as in the 1988. Despite the intensity and extract levels, this sweet wine comes across as crisp and relatively light. The 1986 is a stunning example of Climens at its very best…
Wine Spectator - 94 See more...
Gorgeous, ripe, and rich, oozing with tropical, honey and mineral flavors that take off like a heat-seeking missile on the finish…

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