1999 La Clusiere, St-Emilion

SKU #1178650 93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 The dense purple-colored 1999 La Clusiere is from a 2.5 acre vineyard above Pavie. It boasts a gloriously sweet, perfumed bouquet of minerals, new oak, and plum liqueur intermixed with cherries and assorted black fruits. The wine is medium to full-bodied, elegant, and flamboyant, with a chewy texture and well-integrated acidity, tannin, and wood. It should be at its finest between 2003-2020. The Le Pin of St.-Emilion? (RP)  (4/2002)

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Saint Emilion