Wine Chateau L'Eglise Clinet 1997
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Reviews of purchase Chateau L'Eglise Clinet 1997
The wine is dark ruby color with a purple hue.
The wine has a complex, rich flavor with velvety tannins and a very long aftertaste.
The aroma of wine felt berry and mineral notes.
The wine is recommended to serve with meat, game and mature cheeses.
Dry red wine "Chateau L'Eglise Clinet" - a blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc, typical of Pomerol wines. However, experts from the Chateau vintage to vintage manages to create unique instances, highly valued renowned wine critics: wine "Chateau L'Egliz-wedge" repeatedly received deserved the highest score of 100 points.
Speaking of Vintage 1997 Robert Parker says his "seduction and charm, excellent symmetry and enveloping taste." Thanks velvety tannins sweet wine can be consumed now, and store up to 2020.
Story of a little Chateau L'Egliz-Kline began in 1882, when the great-grandfather of the current owner - Dennis Durante - Mr. Mauleon-Rouchut began to work in the vineyards, purchased by his family in the XIX century and L'Egliz Clos Domaine de Klin. Vineyards occupy only 4.5 hectares around the church of St. John, the patron saint of Pomerol. Clay-gravel soil areas due to the natural inclinations of a century has a well-developed drainage network. In the vineyards vyrazhivayutsya two grape varieties - Merlot (85%) and Cabernet Franc (15%).
The average age of the vines is 40 years, planting density - 6500 plants per hectare. To maintain the high quality of the vines cleared of unnecessary leaves, yield deliberately understated, all the work in the vineyard are made manually to feed uses only organic fertilizers. Harvesting, usually held in late August and early September, producing a team of 30 pickers. Grapes are gently crushed and destebliruetsya. Fermentation lasts from 15 to 21 days. In October, the wine is sent to the 18-month aging in oak barrels, most of which - new.