2002 - Ch La Fleur-Pétrus Pomerol
06A2FPET _ 2002 - Ch La Fleur-Pétrus Pomerol - 12x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Château La Fleur-Pétrus
Region
Pomerol
Grape
Merlot / Cabernet Franc
Drinking
2007 - 2020
Case size
12x75cl
Available Now

2002 CH LA FLEUR-PÉTRUS POMEROL - 12x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Château La Fleur-Pétrus
Region
Pomerol
Grape
Merlot / Cabernet Franc
Drinking
2007 - 2020
Case size
12x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £2,342.14 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • RP

    Robert Parker, April 2005,
    Score: 88

    Deep ruby with an attractive, moderately intense bouquet of sweet cherries, flowers, plums, some earth, and new oak, this wine is medium-bodied, nicely balanced, with ripe tannin, not a great deal of depth, but a good solid mid-palate and attractive finish. It should drink well for 10-12 years. Drink 2005-2017

Producer

Château La Fleur-Pétrus

Owned since 1952 by J.P Moueix (who also own Ch.Trotanoy and Ch.Pétrus), this 13.5 hectare estate occupies the eastern part of the Pomerol plateau beween Lafleur and Petrus - hence the name. Completely replanted in 1956 after the devastating frosts with 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc, the wine produced here is lighter than its stablemates, but is highly regarded for its suppleness. The wines are aged for 20 months in one third new oak barrels each vintage. Maturing quite quickly, La-Fleur Petrus can usually be enjoyed after just five or six years. Christian Moueix's drive towards increasing quality is illustrated by his more rigorous selection and by his purchase of old vines from Ch.Le Gay.

Region

Pomerol

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.