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Date Printed: 8/29/2014
Chateau Clinet  2005
Chateau Clinet 2005
(search item no. 104051)
collectible wine

Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 8/29/2014: $129.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2011 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2011 James Suckling rating: 92 points
2010 James Suckling rating: 97 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 100 points
2009 James Suckling rating: 96 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2008 James Suckling rating: 90 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 97 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 96 points
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2000 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
1998 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
1994 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
1994 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2005 vintage is characterized by great depth, the presence of very silky tannins, and exceptionally aromatic intensity, good acidity, and outstanding freshness.

Blend: 85% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc

My Notes:

Additional wines from Chateau Clinet:

  • 2000 (search item no. 127564)
  • 2008 (search item no. 132914)

About Chateau Clinet:

Chateau Clinet is located in the heart of the Pomerol appellation, about 40 kilometers from the city of Bordeaux.

It makes up one of the most prestigious terroirs of the appellation, set as it is upon the best parcels of the renowned gravel terraces of Gunz, terroir of the greatest Merlots in the world.