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  • Country ranking ?

    909
  • Producer ranking ?

    2
  • Decanting time

    3h
  • When to drink

    from 2020
  • Food Pairing

    Roast leg of lamb

The Story

This great château is located on the plateau of Pomerol next to its famous neighbours Château LAFLEUR and Château PETRUS. It was acquired by Ets. Jean- Pierre MOUEIX in 1953.
Today the estate is composed 90% of Merlot with an average vine age of 30 years and 10% of Cabernet Franc with an average vine age of 50 years.  Christian Moueix' obsessive work in the vineyard focuses on sap flow and the treatment of each vine individually.  In the cellar, vinifications are extremely precise but quite traditional: vinification in cement and stainless steel, aging in oak barriques for 18-22 months (usually ~50% new oak).

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Rich, intensive fruit, in a mix of both dark and red, and Elegant with very smooth and silky tannin like a Hermes scarf slipping through your hand. Really sweet and feminine, delicate and complex. Very long finish of sweet red plum and cherry. This is my favourite from JP Moueix. 95-96
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Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black core. Initially quite closed, opens up well displaying pure fruit aroma, dark berries, hints of toasted oak and mild spices in the background. On the palate well structured with velvety tannins, sweet fruit and a spicy aftertaste. A great example for elegance and persistence.
  • 96p
Medium deep colour. Redcurrant plum floral star anise aromas. Supple sweet fruited wine with dense red currant plummy fruit, fresh sinuous fine tannins, savoury oak notes. Lovely persistence. Aniseed kick at the finish. Still elemental but will develop very well. 96 points
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Information

Origin

Pomerol, Bordeaux

Vintage Quality

Extraordinary

Value For Money

Very good

Investment potential

Below Average

Fake factory

None

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 Winnie Wing-Yin Ng , Wine Writer (Finland)  tasted  Château La Fleur-Pétrus 2015  ( Château Lafleur-Pétrus )

"Rich, intensive fruit, in a mix of both dark and red, and Elegant with very smooth and silky tannin like a Hermes scarf slipping through your hand. Really sweet and feminine, delicate and complex. Very long finish of sweet red plum and cherry. This is my favourite from JP Moueix. 95-96"

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 Andrew Caillard MW, Wine Writer (Australia)  tasted  Château La Fleur-Pétrus 2015  ( Château Lafleur-Pétrus )

"Medium deep colour. Redcurrant plum floral star anise aromas. Supple sweet fruited wine with dense red currant plummy fruit, fresh sinuous fine tannins, savoury oak notes. Lovely persistence. Aniseed kick at the finish. Still elemental but will develop very well. 96 points"

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château La Fleur-Pétrus 2015  ( Château Lafleur-Pétrus )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black core. Initially quite closed, opens up well displaying pure fruit aroma, dark berries, hints of toasted oak and mild spices in the background. On the palate well structured with velvety tannins, sweet fruit and a spicy aftertaste. A great example for elegance and persistence. "

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 Christer Byklum / Leading Scandinavian wine blogger, Wine Writer (Norway)  tasted  Château La Fleur-Pétrus 2015  ( Château Lafleur-Pétrus )

"Ruby. Dark fruits, some exotic notes, scented, red berries, nuanced, deeper, layered nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, juicy, fruity, ripe, elegant yet structured, firm yet open, detailed, long. 95-97"

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