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Clarence Dillon Clarendelle 2016 Wine Review

Clarence Dillon Clarendelle 2016

Clarence Dillon Clarendelle 2016

Bordeaux A.C., France

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2018-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Clarence Dillon

Agent: M.C.O.

Natalie's Score: 88/100

A pleasant, medium-bodied Bordeaux white wine blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon. Aromas of Asian pear and baking spice. Racy acidity for rich seafood dishes.

Food pairings: roast turkey, salads topped with grilled chicken, seafood linguine.

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This Clarence Dillon Clarendelle 2016 was reviewed on September 15, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2014 

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Rebecca Meir-Liebman - Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Clarence Dillon purchased this estate in 1935, and since then it has been a family owned winery. This beautiful white Boredaux is a fine blend of three traditional Bordeaux white grapes; Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadelle. It is medium-bodied, fruity yet dry, with noticeable poached pear, roasted yellow apple, and walnuts notes; it finishes with a slight olive pit bitterness. It’s great with goat cheese ravioli, simple pasta with olive oil and vegetables, and sashimi. A very good value for money for drinking now.
Clarence Dillon Clarendelle 2016 is a medium-bodied fruity white Bordeaux blend of 47% Sémillon, 42% Sauvignon Blanc and 11% Muscadelle. Clarence Dillon purchased the estate in 1935 and the estate has been family-owned and operated ever since. This winery is overseen by Clarence Dillon's great-grandson, Prince Robert de Luxembourg and his team that produces the Haut-Brion and Mission Haut-Brion wines. Their 2016 vintage was an outstanding vintage with a fresh floral and citrus nose and medium-bodied with light orange citrus, ripe apple and pear flavours on the palate. Chill and enjoy now on its own or pair with smoked salmon and cream cheese on baguette. - Community Wine Reviews

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