Ch Climens 'recent' vertical


I'm publishing this today for those emphatically not interested in gin. Also because I am ashamed to have been sitting on these tasting notes, taken during last year's primeurs, so long.

My picture shows a radiant Bérénice Lurton of Ch Climens with the shadow of the top of a basket press over her left shoulder and the barrel cellar (and Andrew Caillard MW of Australia, I think) over her right. Each year visitors are asked to taste the early blends amassed for blending the latest vintage – a process that can take quite a while. See What goes into...