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Château Feytit Clinet
Region: Bordeaux
Appellations: Pomerol
Colour Range: Red
Price Range: £270.00
Number of Wines: 1 wine

Château Feytit Clinet

Feytit Clinet is a tiny Chateau situated next to Latour à Pomerol and L'Eglise Clinet. Jeremy Chasseuil, who studied oenology at Bordeaux University, looks after everything at the Chateau from the vineyard right through to bottling. After joining in 2000, he has introduced greater selection in the vineyard and subsequently smaller yields. Parcels are hand harvested individually according to maturity and are placed in small baskets. Changes to the winemaking include a much longer cuvaison, which gives the wine greater richness and concentration without losing any of the finesse. Chasseuil has also introduced a higher percentage of new oak: 2000 has 70% while the 2001 has 100% new barrique. Malolactic fermentation is now largely done in oak to add roundness and complexity.