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Château Climens<br />2019 Asphodèle<br>France

Château Climens
2019 Asphodèle
France

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TYPE Dry - White
REGION Bordeaux | France
GRAPES Sémillon
APPELLATION Barsac
92+ points, Robert Parker Wine Advocate |
92 points, Blue Lifestyle |
About the Wine
Critic Reviews
92 points, Blue Lifestyle
“Smooth and slightly petillant, juicy and charmingly earthy; a rare 100% Semillon that is a total success, from the Lurton family.”

92+ points, Robert Parker Wine Advocate
“The nose has a lovely, soft-spoken restraint, offering notes of lemon peel, fresh hay, Bosc pears and paraffin wax with touches of coriander seed, honeysuckle and toasted almonds. The medium-bodied palate has beautifully understated savory and mineral nuances accenting the citrus and spiced pears flavors with a lively line of freshness and a satiny texture, finishing long and perfumed. I’m seriously smitten by this uniquely fragrant, uncontrived style of dry white coming from Sauternes—bravo! It is delicious right now, but I’d like to see what this does with 5+ years of cellaring.”

About The Winery
The exceptionally distinguished Château Climens is classified as a 1er Cru Classé and known as the 'Lord of Barsac'. Its history dates back to the 16th century, and only five families have owned the estate from its origins. This is a rare occurrence which explains why its surface area in a continuous single vineyard has practically remained unchanged since the date of its creation. In 1971, Lucien Lurton, already the owner of several famous classified growths in the Médoc, was won over by the finesse of the Climens wines and acquired the château. It was in 1992 that his daughter Bérénice Lurton took over the château's destiny. Since then, it is with enthusiasm and determination that she takes great care in perpetuating the precious magic of Château Climens, ensuring that this legendary growth shines with evermore brilliance and grace.

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