Wine Chateau Lafleur, Pomerol AOC, 2003, 1.5 L
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Reviews of purchase Chateau Lafleur, Pomerol AOC, 2003, 1.5 L
The wine has a delightful ruby-purple color.
Rich, deep, chewy taste of wine is filled with tones of raspberry, cherry, licorice and kirsch, which are complemented by silky tannins. Wine with low acidity, excellent structure and a long finish.
The wine has a gorgeous, stunning aroma with notes of blueberries, raspberries, mulberries, cherries and violets.
Wine perfectly accentuate the taste of dishes from red meat, vegetables and game birds.
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 Lafleur 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.