Château Lafleur Pomerol 2005 - Bottle Shop of Spring Lake
Château Lafleur Pomerol 2005
SKU: 00480

Château Lafleur Pomerol 2005

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750ml
$2,499.00
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$1,999.00

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Category Red Wine
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Region France, Bordeaux, Pomerol
Brand Château Lafleur
Alcohol/vol 14%
This great vineyard is planted to 50% Cabernet Franc and 50% Merlot, with an average age of vines of over 35 years, on a deep, gravelly bed of iron- and potassium-rich soils. This micro-estate's wines are extremely sought after, and Robert Parker boasts that, "Along with Petrus, Lafleur is a titan of Pomerol as well as one of Bordeaux's most prodigious wines. It is rarer than Petrus and often just as expensive."
Wine Advocate
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This amazing wine puts on a display of fireworks in terms of its aromatics, with a stunning nose of blue and black fruits, forest floor, flowers and earth. Dense purple, full-bodied, rich, moderately tannic and super-concentrated, this is a profound Pomerol that still needs another decade of cellaring. This is possibly the greatest Lafleur of the modern era, rivaling the 1982 and 2000. Forget it for another 5-10 years and drink it over the following quarter-century.

Robert Parker, June 2015
Wine Spectator
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Exhibits a complex nose of crushed blackberry, dried flowers and dark chocolate. Full-bodied, with a rich, powerful palate. Tannic and muscular, with great length. Superracy. Builds and goes and goes. So fine and beautiful. Mythic. Best after 2017.

James Suckling, March 31, 2008

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