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About Chateau Clerc Milon
In 1970, the Rothschild family purchased Chateau Clerc Milon and gave it new life (the Fifth Growth estate had been suffering for years because of legal battles concerning ownership). Stainless steel vats were installed in the winery, new oak was introduced into the barrels and, as you might imagine, quality quickly improved.
88(+?) Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 1998
Reticent nose combines currant, nuts, and shoe polish. More tightly wrapped than the Armailhac, but also larger and more powerfully structured. Seems a bit more rustic than the '96 Clerc-Milon. Finishes with very good length and tongue-coating tannins.
95 Points | Wine Spectator
89 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
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