Flat front label of wine
Flat front label of wine

Chateau Clarke Listrac Medoc 2003

  • RP91
750ML / 0% ABV
Other Vintages
All Vintages
Currently Unavailable $25.99
Try the
25 99
25 99
Save $0.00 (0%)
Ships Wed, Oct 30
Limit 0 bottles per customer
Sold in increments of 0
0
Limit Reached
3.8 6 Ratings
My Wine Share
Vintage Alert
Alert me when new vintages are available
Have you tried this? Rate it now
(256 characters remaining)

3.8 6 Ratings
750ML / 0% ABV

Winemaker Notes

Blend: 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 60% Merlot Aged in new oak barrels (for 50 to 60%) for 12 to 18 months.

Château Clarke should be stored at a constant temperature of about 55 degrees. It should be taken from the cellar a few hours before tasting and decanted about one hour before serving. It is a robust wine and therefore the perfect accompaniment for red meats and certain cheeses such as a Brie fermier.

"From cask, this powerful 2003 is the finest Clarke I have yet tasted. A deep, dense purple color is followed by sweet aromas of creme de cassis, smoke, incense, and camphor. Rich, full-bodied, and opulent, with high levels of glycerin, fruit, and body, this stunning wine should drink well in 2-3 years, and last for 15+. Impressive!" -Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate 89-91 points

Critical Acclaim

All Vintages
RP 91
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
A deep, dense purple color is followed by sweet aromas of creme de cassis, smoke, incense, and camphor. Rich, full-bodied, and opulent, with high levels of glycerin, fruit, and body, this stunning wine should drink well in 2-3 years, and last for 15+. Impressive!
View More
Chateau Clarke

Chateau Clarke

View all products
Chateau Clarke, France
Video of winery
Chateau Clarke was so named by the Irish family who bought the property in the 17th century. In 1973, it was bought by Baron Edmond de Rothschild, who completely renovated the property. The vineyard, which is in full production, is situated in the Listrac appellation with its very special type of “terroir” of undulating hills and soils of clay-limestone and pebbles.

The buildings on the property have been restored to their original aspect, with the exception of the Chateau itself, demolished in the 1950s and never rebuilt. Some new buildings have been constructed for the purposes of vinification, bottling and packaging, allowing bottles to be stored in the best conditions of temperature and security.

Although the equipment here is modern, the wine is vinified in keeping with the traditions of great Médoc wines and is aged in oak barrels. The wine is aged over a period of 12 to 16 months in new oak barrels, and the careful attention it receives is aimed at helping it mature and preparing it for bottling.

Chateau Clarke has a great aging potential. After a few years of cellar ageing it will reveal all the typical characteristics of its “terroir” and a most delicate aromatic harmony.

Image for  content section
View all products
Image for  content section
View all products
VCF5101_03_2003 Item# 88350

Update your browser to enjoy all that Wine.com has to offer.

It's easy to update and using the latest version
of Internet Explorer means all your web browsing will be better.

Yes, Update Now
Cheers to You!

New Customers Save $20 off your first order of $100+. Code 20NEW

New Customers Save $20 off your first order of $100+. Code 20NEW

There was an error redeeming your code.

*New customers only. One-time use per customer. Order must be placed by 11/18/2019. The $20 discount is given for a single order with a minimum of $100 excluding shipping and tax. Items with pricing ending in .97 are excluded and will not count toward the minimum required. Discount does not apply to corporate orders, gift certificates, StewardShip membership fees, select Champagne brands, Riedel glassware, fine and rare wine, 187ML splits, and all bottles 3.0 liters or larger. No other promotion codes, coupon codes or corporate discounts may be applied to order.

Search for ""

Processing Your Order...