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Lot 102426

Chateau L'Eglise Clinet 2000 Pomerol 75cl / 13.5%

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Chateau Bottling

Red Wine

France

Bordeaux

Lebedev

13.5%

2000

Description

A bottle of 2000 Chateau L'Eglise-Clinet from Bordeaux's Pomerol appellation.

'A stunning wine with extraordinary concentration, but still somewhat backward, this 2000 needs much more time than I projected seven years ago. It boasts an inky/dark purple color along with an intense nose of kirsch, blackberries, licorice, caramel, and flowers. Full-bodied with abundant tannin as well as a multidimensional, thick texture, this unevolved Pomerol has not changed much since its 2003 release. Gorgeous purity and a natural mouthfeel make for a dazzling wine that will benefit from another 5-10 years of cellaring, and last for three decades thereafter. It is a legendary effort! 97+/100' Robert Parker, tasted 2010.

This lot comes from the temperature-controlled cellar of media businessman and wine enthusiast Lord Evgeny Lebedev, where it has been kept since purchase direct from UK importers.

Condition

Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note wear to the label and capsule.

Note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Older bottles often contain small amounts of sediment. We cannot guarantee that the contents of this bottle will be free from the effects of age, cork taint, oxidation or other faults.
This bottle does not appear to be leaking. While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit.

Fill Level

Base of neck

Approx. shipping weight

1.50kg
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