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Château Lafleur

Bordeaux wine Château Lafleur Pomerol
Château Lafleur
Pomerol
Rouge
1986 
Notations : 
  • Wine Spectator : 95 points
  • Robert Parker : 94 points
495.00 €
Box Gift 505.00 € 
Quantity 
Red wine
0,75 L
CARD-INDEX OF CELLAR
Area : Bordeaux
Name : Pomerol
Type : Red wine
Grape variety : Cabernet-franc, Merlot
Structure : Complex, Consistent, Dense, Length, Lush, Rich, Sappy
Families of flavor : Aromatic herbs, Chocolat, Fresh fruits, Minerals, Mokka, Spices
Conservation : A boire jusqu'en 2020
Temperature of service : 16°
Mets/Wines agreements : Carré d'agneau rôti, Faisan rôti à la périgourdine, Filet de boeuf aux cèpes
Capacity : Bottle (0,75 L)
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Description :

One of the few Right Bank wines in this vintage that can stand up to the powerful Cabernet Sauvignon-based Medocs, Lafleur's 1986 is a structured, tannic, backward wine that needs another 5-8 years of cellaring. It possesses a jammy black cherry, herb, mineral, and earthy-scented nose, and dense, rustic levels of tannin

Château Lafleur

Château Lafleur Grand Cru Classé Pomerol  

Located in the vicinity of Château Pétrus, this small estate shares history with the property across the road, Château Le Gay. Both part of the property Le Manoir de Gay in the mid 18th century, it was purchased by the Greloud family and divided among the sons into two properties, the Domain de Lafleur section eventually inherited by André Robin who imprinted on Lafleur his personal motto, "Qualité passe quantité" (French: Quality surpasses quantity).

In 1946 the sisters Marie and Thérèse Robin inherited both Lafleur and Le Gay, and ran both estates for nearly 40 years until Thérèse Robin’s death. Allegedly reclusive characters, the sisters were disinterested in the growing fame of Lafleur, preferring to remain in the shadow of Château Pétrus. In 1981 the longstanding distributors of Lafleur the Libourne merchant Établissements Jean-Pierre Moueix handled management for Marie Robin. Upon the death of Marie Robin in 2001, Jacques and Sylvie Guinaudeau took charge of the estate.

A tiny, 10-acre estate located in the Pomerol Bordeaux’s appellation. None of the Pomerol properties are classified, but if they were, this one would probably be equal to a Médoc Premier Cru (first growth). In some vintages the quality of these wines exceeds even those from Pomerol’s most famous château, Pétrus.

These wines can be dense, concentrated, and full-bodied and can age for 30 years or more. Because it’s so small, Château Lafleur averages only about 1 000 cases of red wine each year. The wine’s a combination of approximately 50% cabernet-franc and 50% merlot. For wines that don’t meet its high standards, Château Lafleur uses the second wine Les Pensées de Lafleur.


Notes de dégustation

Robert Parker : 94 points
"One of the few Right Bank wines in this vintage that can stand up to the powerful Cabernet Sauvignon-based Medocs, Lafleur’s 1986 is a structured, tannic, backward wine that needs another 5-8 years of cellaring. It possesses a jammy black cherry, herb, mineral, and earthy-scented nose, and dense, rustic levels of tannin in its full-bodied power, and richness. While it is not fun to drink, it sure is impressive. Will I always admire rather than enjoy this wine? Anticipated maturity: 2005-2030." (1998)

Wine Spectator : 95 points
"A marvelous Lafleur, full-bodied, with supple tannins, offering lovely mineral, earth and black fruit character. Smooth and ripe from start to finish.--Château Lafleur vertical. Drink now through 2020." (2000)

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