Chateau Clos Rene
Pomerol - Chateau Clos Rene
Clos Rene is one of the older estates in Pomerol, dating back to the mid 18th century. At the time of its birth in 1734, it went under the name of Reney. The original chateau pictured on the label was constructed in 1880.
The 12 hectare Pomerol vineyard of Clos Rene is planted to 70% merlot, 20% cabernet franc and 10% malbec. With 10% malbec in their vineyards, they have the largest plantings in Pomerol as well as one of the largest plantings of malbec in the Right Bank.
Chateau Clos René is a family estate that has passed from generation to generation for over a century. If it is not the best known of the appellation Pomerol, but Clos René is not any less remarkable. Its wines are known for their consistent quality and are produced using sustainable agriculture methods. On average, close to 6,000 cases are produced of Clos Rene Pomerol every vintage. Clos Rene was consulted by Michel Rolland. However, today, Thomas Duclos consults the property. There is a second wine, Moulinet-Lasserre.