"Medium-bodied, with an herbal, crispness to its plums and cocoa character, the wine leaves you with a chalky, bright, red berry finish. This is fully developed and will be at its best over the next few years. Drink from 2023-2026."
90 Pts - The Wine Cellar Insider.
Chateau Feytit Clinet is located due west of the famous plateau of Pomerol, close to Chateau Clinet, Latour Pomerol, and Clos LEglise.
The 7-hectare Feytit Clinet Right Bank vineyard is planted 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc. The terroir consists of gravel, clay and sand soils. On average the vines are close to 35 years of age. The vine density is now at 8,000 vines per hectare.
To produce the wine of Chateau Feytit Clinet, after the grapes are sorted twice before and after destemming on two successive tables, the vinification of Chateau Feytit Clinet takes place in 7 concrete fermentation vats, and two smaller stainless steel tanks.
The wine of Feytit Clinet spends 4-5 weeks in vat following the alcoholic fermentation. Malolactic fermentation takes place in 70% to 80% new French oak barrels.
The wine remains on its lees for several months, which helps add to its richness, color, and depth. The wine is then aged in 70% to 80% new, French oak barrels for between 16 to 18 months before bottling.
The annual production of Chateau Feytit Clinet on average ranges from 1,200 to 1,500 cases per vintage. There is a second wine, Les Colombiers de Feytit Clinet.