Original
76 Ratings
Château Clerc Milon
$65.00 USD
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Wine Details

Region

France

Wine Description

(1998 Vintage) The wine has a lovely, deep colour with a cherry tint and a bouquet which displays powerful berry fruit and blackcurrant aromas alongside toast and roasted coffee. From a creamy attack with plenty of heft, fruity and pleasantly oaked, it builds on well-developed, forward tannins to a body rich in ripe fruit flavours which combine the character and power of blackcurrant with the elegance and refinement of vanilla. The finish, long and flavoursome but still rather reserved, gives a foretaste of the...

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  • Robert Parker
    (2000 Vintage) "This flamboyant, dense, opaque purple-colored wine, made from a blend of 67% Cabernet Sauvignon and 33% Merlot, is muscular, with an unctuous texture and high levels of tannin as well as extract. Compared to its other sibling in the Mouton-Rothschild stable, d'Armailhac, it is far more closed and tannic but still somewhat ostentatious, with smoky, leathery notes intermixed with oodles of black fruits and spice box. The wine may, however, have trouble eclipsing the brilliant 2001. Anticipated mat...
  • Wine Advocate
    (1998 Vintage) Rating: (89-91) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 122 on Apr-99
  • Decanter
    (1988 Vintage) Rating: 0/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Very deep red; rich dense chocolatey nose, firm and rather closed, oaky, excellent aromatic potential; soft, rich, succulent, silky, seductive with considerable depth, fine acidity and finesse, chocolatey finish; good length.
  • Wine Advocate
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: (91-93) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07
  • Wine Spectator
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 89-91 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 4/07