PHONE ORDERS CHQ 01 612 5540  |  Glasthule 01 230 2301

Château Clarke 2006

Availability: In stock

The fruit is dominated by red berry flavors with hints of cedar and cloves. Notes of vanilla and coffee tones appear as a result of barrel ageing. Full bodied and well balanced with tannins that are well integrated. The finish is long lasting, powerful and wonderfully complex.

€36.00
  • Buy 12 for €31.25 each and save 14%

Be the first to review this product

Origin:
France , Bordeaux , Left Bank , Haut-Médoc , Listrac-Médoc
Vintage:
2006
Alcohol:
13.5%
Volume:
750 ml
Grape Varieties:
  • Merlot
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
Colour:
Red
Details:
Château Clarke 2006 Listrac-Medoc
More information:

Château Clarke traces its roots to the 12th century, when Cistercian monks at the Vertheuil Abbey planted the first grapevines. Much later, the Irish knight Tobie Clarke bought this land, which took on his name for good in 1818. Then, after a series of inheritances and sales, the property was bought in 1973 by Baron Edmond de Rothschild.

Beginning on that date, the vineyard was redesigned and completely reshaped to arrive at 55 hectares of winemaking land. Massive investments were made to improve the estate’s equipment and renovate the buildings.

The grapevines are now planted on clay-limestone hilltops that encourage the expression of the Merlot grape that largely dominates the vine mix (a rare feature in the Médoc district). 

Special care is given to the growing and vinification methods, which are closely controlled. Grapes are harvested manually and transported in crates to a splendid wooden vat. The grapes are sorted on the table and wine flows into the tanks by gravity. The wines then age mostly in new wood barrels, where they mature for 14 to 18 months.
 
Baron Benjamin de Rothschild infuses the dynamic team with his passion for excellence, aiming to make Château Clarke a modern wine in tune with its era.

Write Your Own Review

You're reviewing: Château Clarke 2006

RELATED PRODUCTS

Our Shops

54 Glasthule Road Glasthule, Co. Dublin 01 230 2301 glasthule@mitchellandson.com CHQ Building IFSC, Dublin 1 01 612 5540 chq@mitchellandson.com Avoca Kilmacanogue Co. Wicklow 085 801 9230 avoca@mitchellandson.com

 

Opening Hours Mon- Sat:   10.30 - 7 Sunday:   12.30 - 5     Opening Hours Mon- Fri:   10.30 - 7 Saturday:   11 - 6     Opening Hours Mon- Sat:   10.30 - 6 Sunday:   12.30 - 6

Twitter

newsletter

Sign Up for Our Newsletter