Original
71 Ratings
Château Clerc Milon
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Wine Details

Region

France

Wine Description

(From 1993 Vintage) Highly coloured and full of flavour, holding out the promise of well-balanced, full-bodied wines.

Winemaker's Notes


#11 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2008

The wine has a deep color with a violet tint. The nose opens on pleasant smoky notes, followed by intense and powerful ripe berry fruit aromas, especially cassis and wild strawberry.

Full-bodied and expansive on the palate, it displays close-knit tannins and a range of generous, varied flavors including blackberry, cherry, spice and licorice.

The ample and well-balanced finish combines the solidity of a well-defined structure with the charm and fullness of rich flavours enfolded in refined and judicious oak.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2009 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/11/2012
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2009 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/21/2012
  • Decanter
    (From 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
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: (91-93) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 89-91 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 4/07