Château Clarke Baron Edmond de Rothschild 2012 Listrac-Medoc – Bordeaux
Varietal: 80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon
Color: Beautiful intense purple, purple border.
Nose: Quite intense, the nose is dominated by a fresh fruit tone (blackcurrant, cherry, plum), associated with fine notes of vanilla and spices (clove).
Mouth: After a fruity attack, the mouth shows a dense tannic structure, with sweetness, with a good level of natural acidity that gives the wine freshness and aromatic persistence.
On the palate, Château Clarke Baron Edmond de Rothschild, has licorice, fresh fruit, caramel, dark purple around the edges, beautiful crimson hue, fresh round attack
This wine has an aging potential of about 12 years (recommended consumption period: 2015-2024).
Food Pairing: Perfect with grilled meats, meat dishes with sauce and assorted cheese
Baron Edmond de Rothschild 2012
Listrac-Medoc – Bordeaux
Soil: Clay-Limestone, 30 year old vineyard
Vinfication: Vating by gravity, cold maceration, vinification in wooden vat and stainless steel tanks. Pumping over and pigeage. Automatic thermoregulation system. Micro oxygenation in tank. Malo-lactic fermentation in new French oak barrels. 70% in new barrels, rest in second fill barrels – 16 months
The Château Clarke estate is in the southern part of the Médoc within the Listrac-Médoc appellation. Its inland location is far from the Gironde estuary in the middle of the limestone plateau.