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Château Guillot Clauzel

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2023
95
On the floral side, you also find complimentary notes of leaves, cedar, tobacco, and marine climatic influences along with sweet, ripe, juicy, red plums, chocolate, and ripe, cherries. The wine is vibrant, almost racy, with its vivid, sweet, ripe red berries, and a salty edge in the elegant, lingering, fresh finish. The endnotes with their aromatics on the palate add to the length with their refreshing edge, This is an insiders secret Pomerol. The production averages only 500 cases per vintage. If you are a fan of Pomerol, and you want to try something new, check it out. The wine blends 83% Merlot with 17% Cabernet Franc.14% ABV, 3.74 pH. Guillaume Thienpont of Vieux Chateau Certan is in charge of the estate. Drink from 2026-2050. 94-96 Pts.

On the floral side, you also find complimentary notes of leaves, cedar, tobacco, and marine climatic influences along with sweet, ripe, juicy, red plums, chocolate, and ripe, cherries. The wine is vibrant, almost racy, with its vivid, sweet, ripe red berries, and a salty edge in the elegant, lingering, fresh finish. The endnotes with their aromatics on the palate add to the length with their refreshing edge, This is an insiders secret Pomerol. The production averages only 500 cases per vintage. If you are a fan of Pomerol, and you want to try something new, check it out. The wine blends 83% Merlot with 17% Cabernet Franc.14% ABV, 3.74 pH. Guillaume Thienpont of Vieux Chateau Certan is in charge of the estate. Drink from 2026-2050. 94-96 Pts.

776 Views   Tasted
2022
96
The wine pops with its nose of chocolate, black cherries, and flowers. But, the best part of the experience is the silky, creamy, sexy textures, and the layers of dark cocoa, and plums. The long sensuous finish is rich, fresh, and supple. This is an insiders secret in Pomerol. The production averages only 500 cases per vintage. If you are a fan of Pomerol, and you want to try something new, check it out. The wine blends 83% Merlot with 17% Cabernet Franc.14.5% ABV, 3.77 pH. Guillaume Thienpont of Vieux Chateau Certan is in charge of the estate. Drink from 2026-2050. 95-97 Pts.

The wine pops with its nose of chocolate, black cherries, and flowers. But, the best part of the experience is the silky, creamy, sexy textures, and the layers of dark cocoa, and plums. The long sensuous finish is rich, fresh, and supple. This is an insiders secret in Pomerol. The production averages only 500 cases per vintage. If you are a fan of Pomerol, and you want to try something new, check it out. The wine blends 83% Merlot with 17% Cabernet Franc.14.5% ABV, 3.77 pH. Guillaume Thienpont of Vieux Chateau Certan is in charge of the estate. Drink from 2026-2050. 95-97 Pts.

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2021
94
This up and coming star of Pomerol delivers the goods in 2021. The wine is loaded with all of the black cherries, chocolate, plums, black raspberries, espresso, and floral accents you could ask for in Pomerol. The palate is even better with its display of vibrant, sweet, polished, creamy, dark red fruits, finishing with finesse and freshness and a refreshing sprig of mint that shows up in the backend. The wine blends 80% Merlot with 20% Cabernet Franc. Guillaume Thienpont of Vieux Chateau Certan is in charge here. Drink from 2026-2045.

This up and coming star of Pomerol delivers the goods in 2021. The wine is loaded with all of the black cherries, chocolate, plums, black raspberries, espresso, and floral accents you could ask for in Pomerol. The palate is even better with its display of vibrant, sweet, polished, creamy, dark red fruits, finishing with finesse and freshness and a refreshing sprig of mint that shows up in the backend. The wine blends 80% Merlot with 20% Cabernet Franc. Guillaume Thienpont of Vieux Chateau Certan is in charge here. Drink from 2026-2045.

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Guillaume Thienpont of Vieux Chateau Certan is in charge here. With a floral-edged perfume, you also find black raspberries and cherries in the nose. Medium-bodied, fresh, vibrant, sweet, lifted and elegant, the wine is finesse in style, with hints of chocolate and thyme to accompany the red fruits in the finish. The wine blends 80% Merlot with 20% Cabernet Franc. 13.2% ABV. Drink from 2024-2038. 92-94

Guillaume Thienpont of Vieux Chateau Certan is in charge here. With a floral-edged perfume, you also find black raspberries and cherries in the nose. Medium-bodied, fresh, vibrant, sweet, lifted and elegant, the wine is finesse in style, with hints of chocolate and thyme to accompany the red fruits in the finish. The wine blends 80% Merlot with 20% Cabernet Franc. 13.2% ABV. Drink from 2024-2038. 92-94

1,756 Views   Tasted
2020
95
The question I am asked the most often is, what new wines are hot. Well, look no further than Guillot Clauzel with Guillaume Thienpont in charge! This sensuous, richly textured, opulent Pomerol kicks off with a showy display of black plums, espresso, cocoa, flowers, and truffle. On the palate, the wine is fresh, supple, concentrated, and silky, with velvety tannins, lift, and a finish that stays with you, expanding through to the endnote. Drink from 2024-2045.

The question I am asked the most often is, what new wines are hot. Well, look no further than Guillot Clauzel with Guillaume Thienpont in charge! This sensuous, richly textured, opulent Pomerol kicks off with a showy display of black plums, espresso, cocoa, flowers, and truffle. On the palate, the wine is fresh, supple, concentrated, and silky, with velvety tannins, lift, and a finish that stays with you, expanding through to the endnote. Drink from 2024-2045.

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The third vintage of Guillot Clauzel with Guillaume Thienpont in charge is clearly their best yet. The wine is deep in color with a showy aromatic of chocolate, truffle, forest leaf, fresh espresso and black plums. The wine is rich, supple, silky, full-bodied, deep and sensuous. The velvety tannins, freshness, and layers of dark red fruits on the palate stay with you, expanding in the finish. The wine blends 85% Merlot with 15% Cabernet Franc. 95-97 Pts

The third vintage of Guillot Clauzel with Guillaume Thienpont in charge is clearly their best yet. The wine is deep in color with a showy aromatic of chocolate, truffle, forest leaf, fresh espresso and black plums. The wine is rich, supple, silky, full-bodied, deep and sensuous. The velvety tannins, freshness, and layers of dark red fruits on the palate stay with you, expanding in the finish. The wine blends 85% Merlot with 15% Cabernet Franc. 95-97 Pts

3,395 Views   Tasted
2019
94
Loads of dark chocolate covered black plums and cherries come along with truffle, flowers and wet earth. Richly-textured, opulent, silky and vibrant, the wine is concentrated, sensuous and long, with a fresh, energized, velvety plummy finish. This is only the second vintage for Chateau Guillot Clauzel with Guillaume Thienpont at the helm. This is a future Pomerol star on the rise. The production is minscule with less than 500 cases produced, so grab it while you can. Drink from 2024-2045.

Loads of dark chocolate covered black plums and cherries come along with truffle, flowers and wet earth. Richly-textured, opulent, silky and vibrant, the wine is concentrated, sensuous and long, with a fresh, energized, velvety plummy finish. This is only the second vintage for Chateau Guillot Clauzel with Guillaume Thienpont at the helm. This is a future Pomerol star on the rise. The production is minscule with less than 500 cases produced, so grab it while you can. Drink from 2024-2045.

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Dark in color, with truffle, dark cherry, forest leaf, herbs, flowers, plum and espresso notes create the nose. The palate is where this beauty shines with its rich, concentrated, sexy, sensuous textures and alternating layers of chocolate, black cherry, plum and licorice. The lift here is energizing and the finish really carries on and on. This is only the second vintage for Chateau Guillot Clauzel with Guillaume Thienpont at the helm. 93-95 Pts

Dark in color, with truffle, dark cherry, forest leaf, herbs, flowers, plum and espresso notes create the nose. The palate is where this beauty shines with its rich, concentrated, sexy, sensuous textures and alternating layers of chocolate, black cherry, plum and licorice. The lift here is energizing and the finish really carries on and on. This is only the second vintage for Chateau Guillot Clauzel with Guillaume Thienpont at the helm. 93-95 Pts

4,226 Views   Tasted
2018
94
If you are seeking a Pomerol that's still well-priced, because it is not yet famous, look no further! Luscious, silky, velvet textured plums and dark chocolate come alive here. Concentrated, rich and elegant, the perfectly ripe plums and black cherries, with their earthy accents and dark cocoa finish just go on and on. From a blend of 75% Merlot with 25% Cabernet Franc, the debut vintage for Chateau Guillot Clauzel with Guillaume Thienpont at the helm is a strong first effort.

If you are seeking a Pomerol that's still well-priced, because it is not yet famous, look no further! Luscious, silky, velvet textured plums and dark chocolate come alive here. Concentrated, rich and elegant, the perfectly ripe plums and black cherries, with their earthy accents and dark cocoa finish just go on and on. From a blend of 75% Merlot with 25% Cabernet Franc, the debut vintage for Chateau Guillot Clauzel with Guillaume Thienpont at the helm is a strong first effort.

2,401 Views   Tasted
The debut vintage for Chateau Guillot Clauzel with Guillaume Thienpont at the helm is a strong first effort. The wine is medium bodied and plummy with licorice, truffle, espresso and ripe black cherry. Round, juicy and polished with freshness in the sweet red fruits and a hint of leafy herbs in the finish, the texture in the end note is smooth, soft and silky. The wine, from a 2.4 parcel planted in clay soils blends 75% Merlot with 25% Cabernet Franc, reaching 14.4% ABV with no sensation of heat. 92-94 Pts

The debut vintage for Chateau Guillot Clauzel with Guillaume Thienpont at the helm is a strong first effort. The wine is medium bodied and plummy with licorice, truffle, espresso and ripe black cherry. Round, juicy and polished with freshness in the sweet red fruits and a hint of leafy herbs in the finish, the texture in the end note is smooth, soft and silky. The wine, from a 2.4 parcel planted in clay soils blends 75% Merlot with 25% Cabernet Franc, reaching 14.4% ABV with no sensation of heat. 92-94 Pts

3,455 Views   Tasted