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Château Clarisse

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2023
90
Flowers, herbs, spice, and leafy nuances create the core here, in the nose, and on the palate. The wine is fresh, with a marine influence to the fruits from start to finish. Drink from 2026-2037. 89-91 Pts.

Flowers, herbs, spice, and leafy nuances create the core here, in the nose, and on the palate. The wine is fresh, with a marine influence to the fruits from start to finish. Drink from 2026-2037. 89-91 Pts.

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2022
90
Espresso, flowers, and cherries with a bit of oak on the medium-bodied, soft, round, fruit-filled, sweet, ripe, fresh palate that needs to integrate. Drink from 2025-2032. 89-91 Pts.

Espresso, flowers, and cherries with a bit of oak on the medium-bodied, soft, round, fruit-filled, sweet, ripe, fresh palate that needs to integrate. Drink from 2025-2032. 89-91 Pts.

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2022
91
Medium-bodied, sweet, red, fleshy fruits with a floral edge and a vibrant, fruit and chocolate-filled, creamy, finish. Drink from 2023-2036. 90-92 Pts.

Medium-bodied, sweet, red, fleshy fruits with a floral edge and a vibrant, fruit and chocolate-filled, creamy, finish. Drink from 2023-2036. 90-92 Pts.

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2022
92
Sweet black plums, black cherries, chocolate, espresso, and licorice on the nose, are also found on the fresh, forward, chalky palate. Drink from 2025-2034. 91-93 Pts.

Sweet black plums, black cherries, chocolate, espresso, and licorice on the nose, are also found on the fresh, forward, chalky palate. Drink from 2025-2034. 91-93 Pts.

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2021
89
Espresso, licorice and red fruits combine to create this soft-textured, forward, charming, fresh, energetic, crisp, strawberry and chalky red plum, filled wine that can be enjoyed on the young side. You can enjoy this on release. Drink from 2024-2032.

Espresso, licorice and red fruits combine to create this soft-textured, forward, charming, fresh, energetic, crisp, strawberry and chalky red plum, filled wine that can be enjoyed on the young side. You can enjoy this on release. Drink from 2024-2032.

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The medium-bodied, soft, fresh, sweet, polished wine offers red plums and cherries, with a touch of mint leaf on the backend. You can enjoy this on release. Drink from 2023-2032. 86-88

The medium-bodied, soft, fresh, sweet, polished wine offers red plums and cherries, with a touch of mint leaf on the backend. You can enjoy this on release. Drink from 2023-2032. 86-88

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2021
87
Espresso, flowers, and cherries with a bit of oak on the medium-bodied palate that needs to integrate. Drink from 2022-2028. 86-88

Espresso, flowers, and cherries with a bit of oak on the medium-bodied palate that needs to integrate. Drink from 2022-2028. 86-88

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2021
90
Black cherries, licorice, chocolate and flowers create the aromatics. On the palate, the wine is soft, polished, fresh and fruity, with a dash of citrus that adds more lift to the backend. Drink from 2024-2035.

Black cherries, licorice, chocolate and flowers create the aromatics. On the palate, the wine is soft, polished, fresh and fruity, with a dash of citrus that adds more lift to the backend. Drink from 2024-2035.

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Espresso, chocolate and plums on the nose and a round, soft-textured, forward palate ends with a sweet, dark plum and cocoa, chalky finish. Drink from 2023-2029. 88-90

Espresso, chocolate and plums on the nose and a round, soft-textured, forward palate ends with a sweet, dark plum and cocoa, chalky finish. Drink from 2023-2029. 88-90

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2020
90
Medium-bodied, soft, silky, and fresh, there is a nice vibrancy to the core of sweet, polished, lifted red fruits on the nose, and palate, leaving you with an olive-tinted, savory finish. This charmer will be easy to enjoy on release. Drink from 2023-2033.

Medium-bodied, soft, silky, and fresh, there is a nice vibrancy to the core of sweet, polished, lifted red fruits on the nose, and palate, leaving you with an olive-tinted, savory finish. This charmer will be easy to enjoy on release. Drink from 2023-2033.

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Floral, smoky, fruity and savory, the wine is medium-bodied, fresh and focuses on its ripe, red berry core of fruits. Soft-textured and forward, this charmer will be easy to enjoy on release. This is the second vintage where the wine is 100% biodynamic. 90-92 Pts

Floral, smoky, fruity and savory, the wine is medium-bodied, fresh and focuses on its ripe, red berry core of fruits. Soft-textured and forward, this charmer will be easy to enjoy on release. This is the second vintage where the wine is 100% biodynamic. 90-92 Pts

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2020
90
Dark plums cherries, spice and toasty oak crowd into the nose. On the palate, the wine is lush, supple and packed with more of those, sweet, ripe, dark red fruits, even darker chocolate and espresso. This should drink well on release. This is the debut vintage for Clarisse in the Cotes de Castillon appellation. Drink from 2023-2036.

Dark plums cherries, spice and toasty oak crowd into the nose. On the palate, the wine is lush, supple and packed with more of those, sweet, ripe, dark red fruits, even darker chocolate and espresso. This should drink well on release. This is the debut vintage for Clarisse in the Cotes de Castillon appellation. Drink from 2023-2036.

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2020
91
With alluring plum and floral aromatics, the wine is soft, polished, fresh, sweet and vibrant with a solid core of ripe, lifted, cherries and red plums, finishing with silky tannins and freshness. Drink from 2023-2036.

With alluring plum and floral aromatics, the wine is soft, polished, fresh, sweet and vibrant with a solid core of ripe, lifted, cherries and red plums, finishing with silky tannins and freshness. Drink from 2023-2036.

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2019
89
Soft, fresh, supple and fruity, the wine is medium-bodied, vibrant and easy to drink with all its sweet, cherry charms on the nose, palate and in the finish. Drink from 2022-2029.

Soft, fresh, supple and fruity, the wine is medium-bodied, vibrant and easy to drink with all its sweet, cherry charms on the nose, palate and in the finish. Drink from 2022-2029.

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Silky soft, medium-bodied and fresh, with layers of forward, ripe red fruits. There is a good purity and sweetness in the berries and a polished finish. 90-92 Pts

Silky soft, medium-bodied and fresh, with layers of forward, ripe red fruits. There is a good purity and sweetness in the berries and a polished finish. 90-92 Pts

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2019
90
The debut vintage from their new Cotes de Castillon estate provides a nose with flowers, chocolate and black cherries. Soft, supple, medium-bodied and fresh, the wine will show well on release. Drink from 2022-2032.

The debut vintage from their new Cotes de Castillon estate provides a nose with flowers, chocolate and black cherries. Soft, supple, medium-bodied and fresh, the wine will show well on release. Drink from 2022-2032.

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2019
91
Flowers, licorice, smoke and juicy plums create the attractive perfume. On the palate, the wine shows its soft, vibrant, refined, sweet fruits with ease, finishing with supple cherries, plums and a touch of cocoa in the end note. Drink from 2023-2034.

Flowers, licorice, smoke and juicy plums create the attractive perfume. On the palate, the wine shows its soft, vibrant, refined, sweet fruits with ease, finishing with supple cherries, plums and a touch of cocoa in the end note. Drink from 2023-2034.

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2018
91
Luscious, rich, sweet, round, earthy, juicy red fruits, smoke, licorice and chocolate nuances are found in every delicious sniff, swirl and sip. This will be just fine to enjoy on release and for at least another decade after that.

Luscious, rich, sweet, round, earthy, juicy red fruits, smoke, licorice and chocolate nuances are found in every delicious sniff, swirl and sip. This will be just fine to enjoy on release and for at least another decade after that.

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Earthy chocolate covered cherries with flowers, licorice and spice on the nose and palate. The wine is lush, sweet, round and fruity. You find a nice blast of black cherries in the finish. 90-92 Pts

Earthy chocolate covered cherries with flowers, licorice and spice on the nose and palate. The wine is lush, sweet, round and fruity. You find a nice blast of black cherries in the finish. 90-92 Pts

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2017
90
Soft, luscious, chocolately red fruits, licorice and coffee bean notes are delivered in a soft, round, textured format. The wine, produced from 100% old vine Merlot, leaves you with a side dish of chocolate on top of the ripe, juicy plums.

Soft, luscious, chocolately red fruits, licorice and coffee bean notes are delivered in a soft, round, textured format. The wine, produced from 100% old vine Merlot, leaves you with a side dish of chocolate on top of the ripe, juicy plums.

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2016
92
Deeply colored, the wine is full, richly flavored, supply textured and loaded with fresh, ripe, sweet, juicy fruits.

Deeply colored, the wine is full, richly flavored, supply textured and loaded with fresh, ripe, sweet, juicy fruits.

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Inky purple in color, this wine is dense, rich, flavorful and packed with fruit, silky tannins and shows good length in the finish. From a blend of 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc from old vines that are on average 65 years of age, this is the first year where the farming was 100% biodynamic.

Inky purple in color, this wine is dense, rich, flavorful and packed with fruit, silky tannins and shows good length in the finish. From a blend of 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc from old vines that are on average 65 years of age, this is the first year where the farming was 100% biodynamic.

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2016
90
With a crushed rock character, this wine is fresh with ripe, deep fruits, polished textures and nuance. Made from a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, this is the first vintage that is 100% biodynamic.

With a crushed rock character, this wine is fresh with ripe, deep fruits, polished textures and nuance. Made from a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, this is the first vintage that is 100% biodynamic.

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2015
92
From 100% old vine Merlot, with vines that average 65 years of age, comes a daydream of blackberry liqueur, minerality, molten chocolate and pure, black cherries. Fat, lush, juicy and rich, round and supple, this wine is a Jeffrey Davies Selection Exclusive.

From 100% old vine Merlot, with vines that average 65 years of age, comes a daydream of blackberry liqueur, minerality, molten chocolate and pure, black cherries. Fat, lush, juicy and rich, round and supple, this wine is a Jeffrey Davies Selection Exclusive.

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2015
89
Forward, soft, lush and ripe with a blast of sweet fruits and freshness. This wine was made from a blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon.

Forward, soft, lush and ripe with a blast of sweet fruits and freshness. This wine was made from a blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon.

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2014
88
Forward, approachable, soft, generous and sweet, with ripeness to the fruit, dark color and an easy to like finish. The wine was made from a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Merlot. 87-89 Pts

Forward, approachable, soft, generous and sweet, with ripeness to the fruit, dark color and an easy to like finish. The wine was made from a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Merlot. 87-89 Pts

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2014
90
This blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc made from vines that average 65 years of age produced a wine packed with rich, lush, ripe, sweet fruits, supple, soft, elegant textures and a long, sweet, fruit filled finish. This will drink well on release and can age a bit too. This wine is a Jeffrey Davies Selection Exclusive. 89-90 Pts

This blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc made from vines that average 65 years of age produced a wine packed with rich, lush, ripe, sweet fruits, supple, soft, elegant textures and a long, sweet, fruit filled finish. This will drink well on release and can age a bit too. This wine is a Jeffrey Davies Selection Exclusive. 89-90 Pts

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2013
87
Good volume, sweet berries, plush textures and a fresh, dark berry finish make this one of the top value Bordeaux wines in this vintage. From a blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc, the wine, produced from yields of 15 hectoliters per hectare and is aging in 50% new, French oak. 86-88 Pts

Good volume, sweet berries, plush textures and a fresh, dark berry finish make this one of the top value Bordeaux wines in this vintage. From a blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc, the wine, produced from yields of 15 hectoliters per hectare and is aging in 50% new, French oak. 86-88 Pts

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2012
87
Easy to like, forward and approachable, from a blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc, the wine ends with round textures, fennel and fresh black raspberries.

Easy to like, forward and approachable, from a blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc, the wine ends with round textures, fennel and fresh black raspberries.

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Ripe, sweet, round, forward, filled with licorice, this wine is open and forward in style. This is a Jeffrey Davies Signature Selection exclusive for the American market. 87-89 Pts

Ripe, sweet, round, forward, filled with licorice, this wine is open and forward in style. This is a Jeffrey Davies Signature Selection exclusive for the American market. 87-89 Pts

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2012
89
Smoky and floral with black raspberry, fresh herbs, round tannins and a sweet, chocolate-covered, black cherry finish. Produced from 100% old vine Merlot, this is a Jeffrey Davies Signature Selection exclusive for the American market. 88-90 Pts

Smoky and floral with black raspberry, fresh herbs, round tannins and a sweet, chocolate-covered, black cherry finish. Produced from 100% old vine Merlot, this is a Jeffrey Davies Signature Selection exclusive for the American market. 88-90 Pts

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2011
87
Coffee bean, cocoa, plum and cherries with soft, round textures and a forward personality. This is a Jeffrey Davies Signature Selection exclusive for the American market. 86-88 Pts

Coffee bean, cocoa, plum and cherries with soft, round textures and a forward personality. This is a Jeffrey Davies Signature Selection exclusive for the American market. 86-88 Pts

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2011
88
Deep in color, the nose served up scents of licorice, thyme, fresh herbs, dried flowers, cocoa and black cherries. Soft textured and forward, this early drinking charmer, made from 100% Merlot ends with sweet and tart, fresh cherries in the finish.

Deep in color, the nose served up scents of licorice, thyme, fresh herbs, dried flowers, cocoa and black cherries. Soft textured and forward, this early drinking charmer, made from 100% Merlot ends with sweet and tart, fresh cherries in the finish.

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