Château La Clotte 2018 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

Château La Clotte 2018 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

The nose is fine, fruity, elegant, aromatic and offers power, concentration, precision as well as a beautiful finesse of the grain. It reveals notes of ripe wild blackberry, ripe wild strawberry and small notes of violet associated with touches of gray pepper as well as very fine hints of cardamom. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, mineral and offers a beautiful mineral frame, tension, a small aerial side, a beautiful finesse of the grain, a good definition, a beautiful finesse, gourmandize, generosity as well as complexity. On the palate this wine expresses notes of fleshy/acidulous frame, fleshy/acidulous cassis and small notes of crunchy/acidulous strawberry associated with a touch of acidulous red berries, violet as well as hints of caramelization, tonka bean and discreet hints of toasted. Tannins are elegant and fine. A fine sapide hint as well as a fine hint of almost saline minerality on the finish. There are very discreet hints of toasted oak and toasted almond on the finish/persistence. A fine chew on the finish/persistence. There is an imperceptible hint of grilled bread on the persistence.

Note (Score): 17+/20

Note (Score): 94-95/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2019

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Barrique

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Oui (Yes)

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