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Château Climens

The estate is located in the municipality of Barsac in the area Sauterne (Graves, Bordeaux). In the Bordeaux classification 1855 it was classified as "Premier Cru Classé". In 1971 it was designed by Lucien Lurton bought it, who gave it to his two daughters Brigitte and Bérénice Lurton in 1992. The vineyards cover 30 hectares of vineyards and, unusually for Barsac, are planted exclusively with the Sémillon variety. The self-imposed, extremely low yield limit at Grand Vin is an incredible 7 hl / ha. The extremely long-lasting noble sweet white wine is aged for 20 to 24 months in around a third of new barriques. In terms of quality, it often becomes that Château d'Yquem equated. The second wine is called "Les Cyprès de Climens".

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