Château La Claymore
JM Cazes selection - Saint-Émilion
85% Merlot 10% Cabernet Franc 5% Malbec
Selected by JM Cazes. In the 11th and 12th centuries, the Bordeaux region was marked by the English presence. At the same time, the Benedictine monks decorated the Saint-Emilion monolithic church with sculptures influenced by the Celtic culture. This mixing of Anglo-saxon and Celtic culture has thus shaped our region. This is also reflected in the historical name of our estate: La Claymore. English-sounding, this name was written Claimh Mhor in Celtic, and referred to the broad sword of the Scottish Highlanders, Celtic warriors who are supposed to have fought with the English Army in Aquitaine.
Reasoned culture, High Environmental Value Certified Surface: 30 hectares Soil: limestone and clay
Green mechanical harvesting Winemaking: without SO2, under temperature control during fermentation and maceration. Ageing: 15 months 50% in wood / 50% in cement vats. All barrels are renewed each year.
Tasting notes
Color: beautiful, dense garnet red. Nose: powerful with dark fruits aromas (blackberry, blueberry and blackcurrant) and notes of toffee and a hint of vanilla. Palate: round with smooth tannins. Finish: well-ripened cherry and liquorice tastes, with slightly toasty note.
Food pairing
Aging potential
Grape varieties
85% Merlot 10% Cabernet Franc 5% Malbec
Current and upcoming vintage ratings :
201989-91 Jeb Dunnuck
201989-90 James Suckling
Previous rating
201892 Decanter
Impressive perfume of violets, plum and cherry, with the floral aspect continuing on to the soft milk chocolate palate which is lifted by refreshing acidity.
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