Château-La-Clare Medoc 2010
Wine EnthusiastThis is a smooth, balanced wine that shows notes of ripe blackberry and new wood. There is a crisp edge from the currant flavor, and the acidity gives it freshness. Attractive and fruity, this is for aging over the next 3-4 years.
Wine AdvocateA blend of 45% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Cabernet Franc, the wine has a dense purple color, plenty of lead pencil shavings, black currants, and black olive tapenade in an intense, very textured and lush style. Full-bodied and impressively endowed, it should be drunk over the next decade.
Wine SpectatorA strong coffee note leads the way, followed by soft-edged plum and cherry flavors. A touch jammy and soft in the end. Drink now. Tasted twice, with consistent notes. 5,900 cases made.