Climens back to 1921


My tastings in Burgundy at the end of October were punctuated by the most delicious and unBurgundian tasting, a very substantial 37-wine vertical tasting of the great sweet white bordeaux Ch Climens.

This was organised by Beaune resident Roy Richards of UK importers Richards Walford with wines from his own cellar and that of one of his best customers, Mark Guterres of Transam Trucking, who truck most of the leading pop groups and their equipment when they are on tour and is an avid private collector of great wine with a particular tendresse for Climens. It was held in a...