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2017 Pensées de Lafleur, Pomerol

  • Pensées de Lafleur, Pomerol
In Stock (16 Available)
BIN: PSLR17

Wine currently held in Bordeaux. Estimated arrival in the US: fall 2020. Only available in 6 bottle original wooden cases.
 

Tasting Note

Serena Sutcliffe, MW: Merlot 52%, Cabernet Franc 48%. This is, of course, not a second wine of Lafleur, but a different parcel. There is a lightness to the scent and the weight of Les Pensées – not at all like the 2015 here, in spite of the similar analysis. The red fruit is to the fore and the tannins have real finesse. Serena Sutcliffe, MW
Nicholas Jackson: Excellent mandarin orange nose, so typical of the best Pomerol wines in this vintage. Wow – so succulent and sweet on the palate. Very concentrated in the context of the year. Compact tannins: powerful and sweet. Will be very good but, unusually for the vintage, will need some time. 

Nicholas Jackson: Excellent mandarin orange nose, so typical of the best Pomerol wines in this vintage. Wow – so succulent and sweet on the palate. Very concentrated in the context of the year. Compact tannins: powerful and sweet. Will be very good but, unusually for the vintage, will need some time. 

Ratings

SOTHEBY'S 92+
Wine Advocate 90-92

Wine Facts & Figures

Taste DRY
Maturity FROM 2020 - 2030

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