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Only 2,500 cases of the Grand Vin are produced here each year. Quality, not quantity, is the name of the game. This is an elegant Sauternes, which offers a particularly complex combination of citrus and pit fruits, honey and toasty oak, as well as uncanny clarity and definition in the mouth. Never fat or weighty, it's also capable of developing great complexity with bottle aging. In an exceptional year, as in 1929 and 1949, Climens has been known to surpass Chateau d'Yquem.