Chateau Lafleur Gazin Pomerol 2018
92 points Vinous
“The 2018 Lafleur-Gazin impressed me from barrel, so the question is, has that carried over now that the wine is bottled? Well, it still retains the pretty, floral bouquet of black fruit tinctured with leather and brown spice, more open than JP Moueix’s other cuvées. The well-defined palate is medium-bodied with supple tannins, moderate depth, and that black truffle note now more accentuated. It comes across not unlike La Grave, but there is greater amplitude and persistence on the finish. Do check this out – it might surprise you.”
Situated on the northern edge of the plateau of Pomerol, nestled between Château Gazin and Château La Fleur-Pétrus, this wine has been produced by Ets. Jean-Pierre Moueix since 1976 for the Borderie family, owners since 1930.
The vineyard (averaging 30 years of age), is planted on soils varying from gravel to clay to silt, allowing for a very elegant expression of Merlot. The vineyard management and vinification are carried out traditionally and with great care, producing a plump, supple, fleshy wine with ripe fruit and silky tannins.
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