2017 – Château Clarisse – Primeurs – Jeb Dunnuck : 91

Made with help from the incredible talented Stéphane Derenoncourt, the 2017 Château Clarisse is a seamless, elegant 2017 that has loads to love. Ripe cherries, raspberries, flowers, and violet notes all give way to a medium-bodied, rounded charmer that’s already impossible to resist.

2017 – Château Clarisse – Primeurs – James Molesworth pour Wine Spectator : 90

Fresh, with a focused raspberry and blackberry core infused with black tea hints. Light chalky minerality shows on the finish.

2017 – Château Clarisse – Primeurs – James Suckling : 89

A pure and pretty St.-Emilion with fine tannins, some berry and cherry character and a medium, slightly short finish.

2017 – Château Clarisse – Primeurs – Anthocyanes : 89

Fruits noirs, un peu épicés. Bouche moyennement dense, de la tension et des tanins qui serrent un peu en final. Clairement sur l’allonge.

2016 – Château Clarisse

Notes étrangères James Molesworth – WINE SPECTATOR : 91/100 « Bright, with a licorice spine amid the plum sauce and raspberry coulis flavors. Very expressive. » James Suckling : 92-93/100 « Dense and very layered with beautiful richness of fruit, round tannins and a full body. Long finish. » Antonio Galloni – VINOUS : « … >> Lire la suite

2015 – Château Clarisse – Primeurs – Bernard Burtschy : 15

Robe grenat. Le vin est plein de charme, facile, petite dureté, joli milieu de bouche. 3-8 ans.

2016 Vintage Report – Gourmet Traveller Wine

Château Clarisse Didier Le Calvez is in it for the long haul. Seven years ago, the managing director of Paris’ Le Bristol hotel and his wife Olivia, purchased a 15.5 hectare vineyard in Puisseguin-Saint-Emilion with family front of mind. Named after their daughter and with packaging designed to reflect her « Irish » colouring, a strong motivation … >> Lire la suite

2015 – Château Clarisse Vieilles Vignes – James Suckling : 95

  TASTING NOTES This shows real depth and power with so much vine bark, mushroom and currant aromas and flavors. Full and chewy. Excellent. Old vine wine that is truly a dream. Best ever.

2015 – Château Clarisse – Bernard Burtschy pour le Figaro : 15

Robe grenat. Le vin est plein de charme, facile, petite dureté, joli milieu de bouche. 3-8 ans

2015 – Château Clarisse – Neal Martin for Robert Parker : 92

The 2015 Clarisse is a blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc, of which one-third is matured in new oak. There is plenty of sultry black cherry and mulberry fruit on the nose that gains intensity in the glass and neatly embraces the wood. The palate is medium-bodied with ripe tannin, a little spice … >> Lire la suite

2015 – Château Clarisse – J. Molesworth : The Wine Spectator : 92

CHÂTEAU CLARISSE Puisseguin-St.-Emilion 2015 Score: 89—92 Bright and lively, with a mix of kirsch, bitter plum and blood orange notes that meld steadily through the lively, anise-tinged finish.—J.M.

2015 – Château Clarisse – James Suckling : 93

  TASTING NOTES Very intense with salt, pepper and stone. Plenty of ripe fruit. Full body, powerful. Fantastic.