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Chateau Clos L'Eglise Cotes de Castillon (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2005

Bordeaux Red Blends from Cotes de Castillon, Bordeaux, France
  • ST 91
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Winemaker Notes

The signs of a very mature vintage remain evident in this 2005, with the enticing black-purple color of a beautifully ripe wine. Rich and complex aromas combine blackberries, black currants, and blueberry jam, to produce the complexity brought by careful and balanced aging. In the mouth the wine is firm and sound, with a youthful, spirited structure. The tannins are slightly forward and provide the wine with a good base for future aging. The finish... View More

Critical Acclaim

ST 91
International Wine Cellar

Full ruby-red. Ripe, complex nose melds cassis, kirsch, licorice, earth, mocha and truffle. Ripe, sexy and sweet, with lovely energy and a youthfully cool quality to the dark fruit and mineral flavors. Precise, powerful Cotes de Castillon wine, finishing with building tannins and considerable breadth.
Range: 90-91

Chateau Clos L'Eglise

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This is the land that gives personality to a vintage and it was the work of Sylviane Garcin-Cathiards, she brings the wine to their full potential. After taking over the property in January 1997, with her experience at Château Haut-Bergey in Pessac-Léognan, she redesigned the winery. The soil is clay and gravel with lifts dirt iron, which gives the wine a special character, that is often found in Pomerol. Located on the hillside, most of... View More