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2016 Chateau La Fleur-Petrus, Pomerol 6x750ml

JR16.5RP97VM94

£1,157 / CasePrices are In Bond excl. Duty & VAT

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UK Stock: ETA to UK address 8-12 weeks
SKU: LXSIB101010720160600750 Categories: , , , ,
Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

JancisRobinson.com – 16.5

Tasted blind. Sweet and just a little simple. Chewy, dry end. But actually pretty juicy and pleasing. Leathery tannins. [22/01/2020]

Anticipated maturity: 2024-2037

Vinous – 94

The 2016 La Fleur-Pétrus has a straitlaced, conservative bouquet at first, but it gradually opens up with aeration to reveal blackberry and bilberry aromas and hints of crushed stone and rose petal. The palate is smooth and supple, with an almost citrus-like freshness. This is an energetic, joyful La Fleur-Pétrus, fanning out beautifully toward the sensual, slightly tart finish. It shows signs of melioration in barrel, and though I feel that the 2015 is better, it’s still a damn good Pomerol. [Neal Martin, 24/01/2019]

Anticipated maturity: 2024-2048

Robert Parker – 97

Blended of 91% Merlot and 9% Cabernet Franc, the medium garnet-purple colored 2016 la Fleur-Petrus reveals stunning Black Forest cake, redcurrant jelly and wilted roses scents with underlying suggestions of pencil shavings, yeast extract, dark chocolate and cloves. Medium to full-bodied, the mid-palate possesses superb intensity and depth with layers of perfumed black fruits and loads of red fruit sparks framed by firm, ripe, grainy tannins and oodles of freshness, finishing on a lingering earthy note. [Lisa Perrotti-Brown, 30/11/2018]

Anticipated maturity: 2021-2048

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