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Colour: Red
Producer: Château La Fleur Pétrus
Region: Bordeaux
Appellation: Pomerol
Grape Variety: Merlot Cabernet Franc

Château La Fleur Pétrus, Pomerol, 2021

5 cases
Equiv. £151.67 per bottle

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 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 18.7 hectares, making this the largest property on the plateau. There has been a real step up in quality here in the last few years, and the 2021 continues that trend. Produced from 95% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot, this is a very handsome La Fleur Petrus with a wonderful balance between flowers and sweet polished fruit and salty tension. Elevated from the other Pomerols in the Moueix range. Suave and detailed with mineral infused fruit, crème de mûre, Asian spice and cedar notes, the palate is deep and concentrated yet fluid and pure. Waves of raspberry and goji berries coat the palate - fragrant and engaging. Harmonious and perfectly measured, there's such clarity and precision to the core, enveloped in seriously refined, detailed tannins. A glorious La Fleur Petrus.

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