Chateau Clarke 2005 Magnum, A.C. Listrac Medoc
Chateau Clarke was acquired by Baron Edmond de Rothschild in 1973 and is situated in the appellation of Listrac-Medoc. The vineyard is planted with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon vines, which were replanted soon after Baron Edmond acquired the Chateau. Three wines are produced at the estate, the top cuvee – Chateau Clarke, often needs more than five years bottle age to show its full potential.
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The 2005 vintage in Bordeaux will go down in history for its superlative quality. Chateau Clarke, like many Chateaux, performed well in 2005 and this vintage is still youthful in many respects. Chateau Clarke 2005 possesses a rich nose of black cherry, iron filings, earthy spice, coffee, toasted vanilla, and cigar box. The palate is weighty and rich with a classic tannic structure and vibrant acidity. It is strongly advised that this vintage is served with a dish rich in protein, and that it has been decanted for at least three hours. This format will drink well until 2025.
Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Baron Edmond de Rothschild
Four hours before serving
2016 – 2025
Rare roast duck breast, lamb shanks
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