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2002 Climens, Barsac (375ml)

SKU #1016290 93-94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 No tasting note.  (4/2005)

92-94 points Wine Spectator

 Lemon, honey, mineral and light spice. Very attractive aromas. Full-bodied, with fresh acidity and a long finish where it turns to spice and toffee. (JS, Web-2003)

92 points Vinous

 Two desserts might seem a little decadent for just one wine writer, but I couldn’t resist the 2002 Château Climens at an especially fair price on the short but well thought out wine list and so two desserts seemed the right thing to do. Politely styled but not shy on noble rot, this Climens from what is an underrated Barsac vintage (it followed too closely on the heels of the more famous 2001) evokes magical purity of fruit with honeyed tropical fruit and fresh citrus aromas and flavors. Surprisingly richly textured, it stood up well to the two desserts, especially the tarte. (ID)  (6/2015)

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