Description/ Tasting NotesOpulent full-bodied wines with levels of fruit, especially raspberry and blackcurrant. Stunning with plenty of oak going for it.
Winery Info/ Brand
Château Clinet is one of the most prestigious estates of the Pomerol wine region, set amongst the finest parcels of the well-known plateau.
Located 40km to the east of Bordeaux, on the right bank of the Garonne River, its gravelly clay soil makes Pomerol the terroir of the finest Merlots in the world. The natural resources required to produce the exceptional quality of the grapes, simply cannot be reproduced anywhere else on earth. Successive generations of owners have been producing world-renowned wines here for centuries and, since 1998, it has been the duty and privilege of the Laborde family to perpetuate the highest possible standards, observing the traditions of a strict cultural approach.
Region Info/ Origin
The Chateau Clinet estate is located in the heart of the Pomerol plateau just a few rows of vines away from Pomerol's famous church belfry. The vines are planted on the famed gunz terrace is recognised as one of the greatest wine-growing terroirs of the Bordeaux area. The soils are made up of large, round pebbles together with different clays over an iron-rich subsoil that gives Chateau Clinet a distinctive character.