Original
78 Ratings
Château Clerc Milon

Wine Details

Region

France

Wine Description

(2010 Vintage) The 1995 vintage of this wine was ranked #4 on the Wine Spectator's Top 10 Wines of 1998

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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.
  • International Wine Cellar
    (2007 Vintage) Full ruby-red. Black plum dominates the nose, which offers hints of cedar, dark chocolate and minerals with air. Nicely layered and rich, with an enticing sweetness for the year. The substantial merlot component gives this a fine-grained, rather elegant texture, and contributes to the wine's pliant tannins. Much of the merlot here is planted in classic argilo-calcaire soil, notes Dhalluin.
  • Wine Advocate
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: (91-93) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07