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Château Clarisse

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2018 Château Clarisse Cuvée Vieilles Vignes  (Puisseguin-St. Émilion) 91

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 Château Clarisse Cuvée Vieilles Vignes  (Puisseguin-St. Émilion) 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.

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2016 Château Clarisse Cuvée Vieilles Vignes  (Puisseguin-St. Émilion) 92

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.

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2016 Château Clarisse  (Puisseguin-St. Émilion) 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.

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2015 Château Clarisse Cuvée Vieilles Vignes  (Puisseguin-St. Émilion) 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.

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2015 Château Clarisse  (Puisseguin-St. Émilion) 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.

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2014 Château Clarisse  (Puisseguin-St. Émilion) 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

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2014 Château Clarisse Cuvée Vieilles Vignes  (Puisseguin-St. Émilion) 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

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2013 Château Clarisse  (Puisseguin-St. Émilion) 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

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2012 Château Clarisse  (Puisseguin-St. Émilion) 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.

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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

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2012 Château Clarisse Cuvée Vieilles Vignes  (Puisseguin-St. Émilion) 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

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2011 Château Clarisse  (Puisseguin-St. Émilion) 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

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2011 Château Clarisse Cuvée Vieilles Vignes  (Puisseguin-St. Émilion) 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.

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