2009 Château Lafleur, Pomerol

Château Lafleur, Bordeaux Wine Region, France

Bordeaux blend, Drinking 2019-2030

PRICE TYPE

Tasting Notes

On the nose, the wine is unusually open and giving, engaging the taster immediately. However, rather than rushing out of the glass, this is a more measured introduction, luring you in. Notes of small black cherries, violets, graphite, spice and a little pepper introduce themselves one by one, all in perfect detail. On the palate, there is a gear change, a subtle flexing of the muscles that reminds you that this is a serious, long lived wine. Power and grace combine effortlessly in a flowing, captivating ensemble. The minerality and freshness of the finish as well as the fine tannins show top grade winemaking but always in a natural, pure way, nothing forced or out of place. This wine is a true thoroughbred, clearly a masterpiece from the Guinaudeaus. armit, 20 points. Drink 2019-2030+

Reviews & Scores

The nose is fascinating, with blackberry, black licorice, mineral, flowers and more. Full-bodied, with an incredible texture of ripe tannins and cashmere yarn. A tightly wound ball. What length too. This wine made me feel like getting in the lotus position and meditating. It's almost more than wine. Vinous Nirvana. I think the Cabernet Franc really gave that extra level to it all. James Suckling, Wine Spectator 97-100 Points
James Suckling

About Bordeaux Wine Region Download fact sheet Print Details

Château Lafleur image

PRODUCER

Château Lafleur

Region image

REGION

Bordeaux Wine Region, France

NEW RELEASES

TASTING NOTES

more
BUY
TASTING NOTES

The still Coteaux Champenois Cumières Rouge is a crunchy, pure, lively non-vintage Pinot Noir that shows immense concentration and balance. Armit Wines

more
BUY
TASTING NOTES

more
BUY

2017 Giusto Di Notri, Tua Rita

Bottle 75cl £52.68

* By signing up, I confirm that I am eighteen (18) years of age or older

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7908 0600 web@armitwines.co.uk Opening Times: 9:00am - 5:00pm Make a Payment

drinkaware.co.uk