1949 Château Climens Sauternes Barsac Premier Cru Classé
15 Ratings
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15 Ratings
1949 Château Climens Sauternes Barsac Premier Cru Classé

Wine Description

(From 2002 Vintage) Lemon, honey, mineral and light spice. Very attractive aromas. Full-bodied, with fresh acidity and a long finish where it turns to spice and toffee.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2005 Vintage) There was a time when the best of Barsac would not achieve the heavily concentrated character found in wines from the heart of Sauternes, but, as this wine so handsomely shows, such is no longer the c...

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Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/21/2009
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/07.
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/08
  • Robert Parker
    (From 1986 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Bordeaux Book on 11/1/1998
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1986 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 88 on Aug-93