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Château Clarke

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2020 Château Clarke  (Listrac-Médoc) 88

Sweet, ripe black cherries and earth form the core of this wine. Medium-bodied, with a dusty textured finish, this will be fine to drink and enjoy in its youth. 87-89 Pts

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2018 Château Clarke  (Listrac-Médoc) 87

Medicinal cherries, spice and tobacco leaf aromas mesh with ripe, sweet lush cherries, dusty tannins and black raspberries with olives in the medium-bodied finish. Chateau Clarke is one very few wines in the Medoc planted to 100% Merlot. 87 Points

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Ripe, round, medium-bodied, sweet and with plenty of dark red berries and thyme to go around, you can drink this early in life. Chateau Clarke is one very few wines in the Medoc planted to 100% Merlot. 86-88 Pts

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2017 Château Clarke  (Listrac-Médoc) 88

Fresh, bright, crisp, medium-bodied wine in a classic style, focused on its red currants, herb, cedar and earthy character. 88 Points

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2016 Château Clarke  (Listrac-Médoc) 87

Medium-bodied, classic, firm, bright, crisp and fresh, the sweet and tart red berry fruit shines easily in the nose and on the palate here. 87 Points

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2015 Château Clarke  (Listrac-Médoc) 85

One of the few wines in the Medoc with vineyards planted to 100% Merlot, the wine is light to medium bodied, with a crisp bright, red berry, cedar and tobacco character with some tartness in the finish. 85 Points

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The wine is medium bodied and focused on fresh, red fruits, leaving you with a sweet and tart, clipped finish. 84-86 Pts

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2014 Château Clarke  (Listrac-Médoc) 85

Medium bodied, austere, bright, spicy, earthy, sweet and tart red fruits that is quite classic in style. 85 Points

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2012 Château Clarke  (Listrac-Médoc) 85

One of the few wines in the Medoc with vineyards planted to 100% Merlot, the wine is medium bodied, focused on fresh, red fruits, leaving you with a sweet and tart, clipped finish. 85 Points

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Perhaps the only 100% Merlot wine from the Medoc is more on the tart, bright, crisp strawberry and red cherry side of the style range. This will be best in its first few years of life. 84 Points

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2010 Château Clarke  (Listrac-Médoc) 88

Simple and easy drinking, with a soft, black cherry, thyme and espresso bean, medium bodied personality for early drinking. Made from a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon. 88 Points

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2009 Château Clarke  (Listrac-Médoc) 89

Soft, open and with quite a bit of charm in its earthy, cassis and thyme filled personality, the generous finish has a nice supple quality. 89 Points

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2005 Château Clarke  (Listrac-Médoc) 84

Stoic and firm in character, the nose, with its tobacco, wet earth, spice, cassis and cherry aromatics are the best part of the wine. There is an austerity on the palate that will definitely appeal to lovers of older, so called classic wines more than it did to me. 84 Points

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