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Baron Philippe de Rothschild bought Clerc Milon in 1970, recognising the quality of the terroir through its dilapidated condition. The vineyard had passed through many hands since the early 19th century and had been steadily broken up though succession. By the time of the Rothschild purchase it was reduced to but 10.5 hectares. There is no chateau here, just wine making facilities that were completely done up in 2007. It is now gravity-fed and run on clean and green principals.
Case of 12 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £1,190.45
"I have noticed that both myself and Robert Parker have consistently given the 2005 Château Clerc-Milon a very respectable 93 points. At ten years of age (has time flow that quickly?), I find no reason to change my opinion of a truly great wine for the estate. The nose is straight-down-the-line classic Clerc-Milon with intense graphite and cigar box aromas infusing the black fruit that could only come from Pauillac. The palate is medium-bodied with powerful black and red fruit, hints of tobacco suffusing the multi-layered black fruit that gently grip the mouth. It has opened slightly since I last tasted this wine, though I would still afford it another 3 to 4 years in bottle. This is a great Clerc-Milon, probably the best ever made." Neal Martin
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