2018 – Château Clarisse – Primeurs – Antocyanes : 91-93

Fresh and harmonious fruit, black cherry and spices. Creamy and pure palate, beautiful aromas of black fruit with fullness and lengthening. A charming Clarisse. bravo!

2018 – Château Clarisse – Primeurs – James Suckling : 92

A chewy and tannic young red with lots of blackberry and bark character. Full and savory already

2018 – Chateau Clarisse – Primeurs – Jeb Dunnuck : 88-90

Château Clarisse 2018 is certainly a success. Pretty notes of cassis, black cherries, and lots of floral notes all flow to a medium-bodied, lightly texture, seamless Saint-Emilion that has terrific purity as well as integrated acidity. I love its balance, and it should be an outstanding wine. 

2017 – Château Clarisse Vieilles Vignes – Primeurs – Bernard Burtschy : 93

“Black robe. The wine is concentrated, mellow on the palate, plenty of charm.” Bernard Burtschy is Doctor in statistic-mathematics and wine journalist.

2017 – Château Clarisse Vieilles Vignes – Primeurs – James Suckling : 92

This has really nice concentration of fruit with round and ripe tannins that frame fresh acidity and carry this forward to a succulent finish. Already very drinkable.

2017 – Château Clarisse Vieilles Vignes – Primeurs – Jeb Dunnuck : 91

From more limestone soils and a selection of old vines, the 2017 Château Clarisse Vieilles Vignes sports a deep ruby color as well as a more exotic bouquet of blackberries, plums, black cherries, flowers, and bouquet garni. Ripe, supple and nicely textured, with beautiful purity of fruit, it’s another terrific wine from this estate.

2017 – Château Clarisse Vieilles Vignes – Primeurs – Anthocyanes : 91

Beautiful fruit burst, floral and a little ripe. Juicy mouth, tension in the middle with an admirable grain precision. Very limestone in its approach. Feather-light.

2017 – Château Clarisse Vieilles Vignes – Primeurs – J. Molesworth Wine Spectator : 91

Exhibits nice ripeness, featuring rounded plum and blackberry puree flavors scored with anise and sweet tobacco notes on the finish.

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 Vieilles Vignes – Primeurs – Antonio Galloni : 90

The 2017 Cuvée Vieilles Vignes from Clarisse is a deep, dense wine. Black cherry, plum, menthol, licorice and spice notes all meld together in this supple, juicy wine. There is plenty of depth and character in this super-expressive wine.

2017 – Château Clarisse Vieilles Vignes – Primeurs – Jacques Perrin et Nicolas Herbin pour Vinifera : 90

Nez dense et fruité, prélude à un très joli volume en bouche et une texture chatoyante. La finale est au diapason.