If you're considering purchasing 2012 Bordeaux wine, this guide offers tips on the best wines and values from this mixed, classic vintage.
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Jacques Guinaudeau said, “At Lafleur, we focus on ripeness and the textures of tannins, We strive to achieve elegance, balance and purity.”
Denis Durantou explained the need for taking care not to over extract too much tannin in this vintage. One of the ways he accomplished this was by reducing the amount of pump overs during fermentation.
The rich, intense, plum liqueur, chocolate and black cherry palate combines freshness, silky textures and a sense of refined elegance.
Rich, concentrated, plush with freshness, the wine finishes with creamy chocolate covered dark berries, licorice and plum liqueur.
Fresh scents of violets, chocolate, black raspberry jam, licorice and truffle couple with lush textures on the palate.
This complex, spicy wine coats your palate with layers of pure, sweet, ripe plums. This is a hedonistic, sensuous style of Pomerol that blends intensity with pleasure and ripe fruit dipped in chocolate.
Deeply colored and filled with smoke, cassis, jam and licorice coated dark berry aromas.