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Lafleur 2010 (Pomerol) (99-100JS) (750ML) FR Flag In Stock
Lafleur 2010 (Pomerol) (99-100JS) (750ML)
96+ WA 95-98 WS
"very powerful wine with loads of cabernet franc character with dark fruits, blueberry and hints of spices. Licorice and flowers. Full and very powerful. Like a first growth from Paulliac. incredible. extreme, almost severe in style yet fabulous...99-100" JS 6/11 "As for the Lafleur itself, their 2010 is another fabulous wine from this extraordinary terroir. Composed of 62% Cabernet Franc and the rest Merlot (identical to what I saw early on), this wine is tightly knit and built for the long haul. Neither is it as exuberant nor as opulent as the 2009 was showing at a similar stage of its life. In stylistic terms, it is more along the lines of a more modern-day 2000 . Deep ruby/purple, with sweet black raspberry and black cherry fruit as well as hints of forest floor, licorice and crushed rock, this wine has superb texture and a full-bodied mouthfeel – then the tannins kick in. This is a powerful, backward wine, and despite its elegance and precision, it needs at least a decade of cellaring. It is slightly more reserved and tannic than I remember it from barrel, but it is locked and loaded with potential...96+" WA 03/13
Product #: 344716

Bottle Price: $1,750.00Sale Bottle: $1,400.00
Case Price: $21,000.00Sale Case: $16,800.00



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