2014 Ch Lafleur Pomerol

Colour
Red
Producer
Château Lafleur
Region
Pomerol, Red Bordeaux
Grape
Cabernet Franc, Merlot
Drinking
2024-2050
Case Size
6x75cl
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2014 Ch Lafleur Pomerol
Colour
Red
Producer
Château Lafleur
Region
Pomerol, Red Bordeaux
Grape
Cabernet Franc, Merlot
Drinking
2024-2050
Case Size
6x75cl
Available Now

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Case price

£2,650.00 (Ex. VAT)

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(1 in stock)

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Tasting Notes

Jancis Robinson, April 2015, Score: 17.5++

44% Merlot, 56% Cabernet Franc. Bright red. Very savoury and lively on the nose. Very neat and precise and so bright and confident. Not heavy at all – just perfect prettiness. Very pretty and fresh. Long. Baptiste thinks it’s more Lafleur than 2014. Pretty cherry flavours. Not big and dramatic at all. Very fresh and precise after something a little bonbon-like. Just a little dry on the end at the moment. 13.8% Drink 2021-2033

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Region

Pomerol, Red Bordeaux

The small sub-region of Pomerol is situated north-east of the industrious city of Libourne. Pomerol's soils are predominately iron-rich clay with a smattering of gravel that produce wines with extraordinary power and depth. As a result of this clay-dominance, it has the highest percentage of Merlot planted in all of Bordeaux. Certain châteaux are produced exclusively from this grape, but most incorporate smaller quantities of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc as well. Despite its hefty (if not exclusive) proportion of Merlot, many people think of wines from this region as separate entities. As one wine aficionado stated recently, "It's not Merlot. It's Pomerol." Despite the region's small size, Pomerol contains some of the world's most sought after (and expensive) wines including Pétrus, Le Pin, Lafleur, l'Evangile and Vieux Château Certan. Unlike other Bordelais subregions, there is no system of classification. The châteaux are traded on reputation alone.

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