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L'Eglise Clinet 2015 (750ML)

$276.98
SKU:
LEGLISECB5B
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Vintage:
2015
Format:
750ML
Appellation:
Pomerol
Region:
Right Bank
ABV:
14.5%
Stock Status:
Pre-Arrival

Critic Scores, Reviews & Descriptions

100 DE / 99 AG / 99 JS / 98 WA+

The things that differentiate the good from the truly great are layers and persistence. And here, Durantou manages not just layers, but new flavours that manage to flood in and fill any available gap. So we have cassis and bilberry, with damson, charcoal, liquorice and pure blackberry juice filling the crevices between. This is a vertical wine, and yet stretches out to the horizon. It's going to age and age, and then some more. What a perfectly taut and thrilling wine, one that stakes a claim for greatness in 2015. - Jane Anson, Decanter

The 2015 L'Eglise-Clinet is one of the wines of the vintage. Even better from bottle than it was from barrel, the 2015 towers out of the glass with stunning power and richness. Super-ripe black cherry, plum, licorice, tobacco and menthol are some of the many notes pulse through this riveting Pomerol. There is plenty of structure, but the tannins are nearly buried by the sheer intensity of the fruit. Hints of lavender, smoke, spice, licorice reappear to round out the finish. L'Eglise-Clinet is 90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, aged in 70% new oak. More importantly, the 2015 is a total pleasure bomb. This a fabulous wine from Denis Durantou. Don't miss it. - Antonio Galloni, Vinous Media

The violets, roses and dark fruits are so evident but they entice you in a subtle and fresh way. Full-bodied, dense and tannic, yet everything is so in tune with everything else and there are no hard edges or loose ends. It’s like a whirlpool that draws you down and then shows you its beauty. The harmony and complexity is phenomenal. Try in 2024 but I don’t want to wait. - James Suckling

Composed of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc, the 2015 L'Eglise Clinet comes bursting out of the glass with a gorgeous perfume of exotic spices and potpourri over a core of blueberry compote, red currant jelly, spiced black plums and mulberries with touches of unsmoked cigars, powdered cinnamon and licorice. Big, rich and full-bodied, the palate offers exquisite harmony, packed with exotic spice and red and black fruit layers, finishing on an epically long-lasting mineral note. In an understated word: WOW. Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Wine Advocate

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