La Clemence 2009


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Tasting Notes

One of the best wines from proprietor Christian Dauriac in many a year, the 2009 La Clemence has backed off the overt oakiness and is a better wine for it. Dense ruby/plum, with notes of black cherry liqueur intermixed with flowers and lead pencil shavings as well as hints of smoke and chocolate, the wine is full-bodied, opulent, fleshy and ripe, with low acidity and sweet tannin. This wine should drink well for at least a decade or more. 2012 - 2022

Score: 90Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (199), December 2011

With a blast of licorice, espresso, dark chocolate, black cherry and plum on the nose, the wine is round, plush and open. Produced in a modern style, it's already offering its fleshy, flashy charms. If the oak dissipates, this will be a better wine. The wine was made from a blend of 86% Merlot and 14% Cabernet Franc.

Score: 89Jeff Leve, The Wine Cellar Insider, February 2016

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