Clos St Martin 2006

Product Details

Vintage
2006
Colour
Red
Appellation
St Emilion

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12 x 0.75L BI Stock IB £346.00 1 cs

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Tasting Notes and Scores

Wine Advocate
87

Tasted three separate times, this 2006 underperformed from the bottle and was nearly impossible to penetrate. It exhibits high tannin, an austere personality, and seemingly insufficient depth or concentration to balance out the wine’s structure. Masochists will probably rate it higher, but I felt this offering was burdened down by a foreboding structure to the detriment of concentrated fruit and overall equilibrium. Time will tell, but my instincts suggest this 2006 St.-Emilion is likely to dry out before it ever blossoms. Too bad – recent vintages such as 2000, 2001, and 2005 have been sublime.

Robert Parker (Wine Advocate #181, Feb 2009)

Neal Martin
88

Tasted blind at Southwold ’06 Bordeaux tasting. This was disappointing vis-a-vis recent vintages when evaluated in barrel, but in bottle are signs of improvement. Very nice purity on the nose with crushed stone, blackberry leaf, raspberry and boysenberry. Nicely balanced on the palate with touches of bay leaf, spice and tar. Smooth and harmonious in texture, the tannins are less coarse than before, leading to a light but pretty, coquettish towards the finish. Tasted January 2010.

– eRobertParker.com, Jul 2010

Jancis Robinson
16

That malty oak note again. Mild and easy and sweet - Derenoncourt? Reasonably bright fruit. Slighlty chunky on the end.