Chateau Lafleur 'Les Pensees de Lafleur' 2008, Pomerol, France
PRESS: Wine Spectator - 91 points. "Sweet plum, strawberry and raspberry fruit character on the nose and palate. Full and silky, with lovely fruit and a long finish. Minerally undertone."
Producer: Chateau Lafleur
Country Hierarchy: Bordeaux, France
Grape/Blend: Bordeaux Blend Red (Merlot 60%, Cabernet Franc 40%)
Food Suggestion: Braised, roasted or grilled meats ranging from beef, veal, pork and game. Pomerol pairs perfectly with tuna, salmon and of course with roasted chickens, mushrooms, truffle and any other earthy dishes.
Wine Style: Red - Medium to Full Bodied
Tasting notes: Truffle, espresso bean, earth and plum aromas lead to a seductive medium/full bodied, Pomerol wine that finishes with fresh, deep, ripe black cherries and licorice. The 2008 could be open young or last for 10-15 years.
Farming: Organic (Not certified)