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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Château La Fleur Pétrus

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

Pomerol

Grape Blend:

Merlot | Cab. Franc | Petit Verdot

Château La Fleur Pétrus, Pomerol, 2015

6x75cl £865.00

1 case

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Tasting Note:

La Fleur Petrus is always one of the most sought after wines from Bordeaux. The original estate is a little over 9 hectares and is situated next to, you guessed it, Chateau Lafleur and Petrus. This terroir is unsurprisingly capable of producing exquisite wines. Now, the vines from Chateau Providence and a new parcel situated between Le Pin and Trotanoy (formally called Chateau Guillot) have swelled the estate to 18 hectares, making this the largest property on the plateau. There has been a real step up in quality here in the last few years. The 2014 was one of the most impressive wines of the right bank and the 2015 is again a seriously handsome Pomerol. Classic, perfumed aromas of seductive loganberry, tobacco, cool soaked berries, damson liqueur, graphite, wild plum and cut flowers reveal themselves from the glass. Complex and correct; this possesses so much sumptuous, spiced fruit and a gloriously silky texture. It is effortless, graceful and very impressive. 92% Merlot, 7.5% Cabernet Franc and 0.5% Petit Verdot.

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