Wine Chateau Lafleur, Pomerol AOC, 2001
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Reviews of purchase Chateau Lafleur, Pomerol AOC, 2001
Wine purple matte color.
Taste is built on a fresh berry-fruit tones, enveloping tannins and a soft minerality interwoven. Persistent finish.
This classic vintage shows krasnofruktovye and floral aromas.
Wine combined perfectly with beef, lamb, veal and game.
Chateau Lafleur Pomerol AOC, 2001 - classic vintage, delivering a large saloon pleasure. This vintage has a greater concentration and depth, more pronounced minerality and spice, generally showing more fundamental expressive character.
Usually wine "Chateau Lafleur" consists of equal (or close to it), the proportion of Merlot and Cabernet Franc. The wine is fermented in concrete vats with long maceration period. For malolactic fermentation, the wine is moved in small oak barrels, where it remains for aging for 18 months. Half of the barrels is updated annually. Production of "Chateau Lafleur" is about 1,000 cases a year. Anticipated maturity "Chateau Lafleur 2001" - 2012-2030 years, but can last up to 50 years.
Chateau Lafleur - tiny estate in Pomerol, located adjacent to the Château Pétrus and La Fleur Petrus. Despite the fact that on the labels of Chateau Lafleur presented as in real life estate has little to do with the majestic castles Bordeaux. This tiny farm with an area of 4.5 hectares of vineyards. Thanks to Cabernet Franc wine Lafleur has with nothing comparable to a lush bouquet of fruits, spices and minerals. At the same time, they retain a clearly defined structure, which are usually associated medokskie best samples. Powerful terroir wines transmits high natural concentration, and one of the main characteristics that allow to rank Lafleur to the elite circle of the great wines of Bordeaux, is his amazing longevity. Chateau manage Sylvia and Jacques Guinado. Vineyards Chateau occupy 4.5 hectares on the plateau of Pomerol gravel, at a very deep soils rich in potassium and iron deposits. The vineyards are used only organic fertilizers. Yields area is very small, even by the standards of Pomerol (20 hl per hectare under AOC allowed in Chapter 40), but the quality of Merlot and Cabernet Franc grown here is excellent, and the wine produced - only in Pomerol, to compete with the famous wines of Chateau Petrus. The average age of the vines is 40 years. Stocking density - 5900 plants per hectare.