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Château L'Enclos

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2020 Château L'Enclos  (Pomerol) 90

Plummy, silky, fresh, medium-bodied and already focusing on its core of chocolate-covered plums, licorice and espresso. You should be able to enjoy this on with just a year or two of age. 89-91 Pts

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2019 Château L'Enclos  (Pomerol) 92

The best vintage of L'Enclos ever produced! Round, silky, opulent and with ripe, dark fruits, licorice, smoke, espresso and black cherry with plum, now you find a texturally interesting wine with a lingering finish. 91-93 Pts

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2018 Château L'Enclos  (Pomerol) 90

Forward, soft and vinified for early approachability, here you'll find red plums, espresso, spice box and floral scents. Medium-bodied and elegantly styled, enjoy this in its youth for the purity of the silky, sweet, red fruits. The wine was made from a blend of 88% Merlot and 12% Cabernet Franc, reaching 14% alcohol. 89-91 Pts

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2017 Château L'Enclos  (Pomerol) 88

Spicy black raspberries, incense and floral scents can be found with ease. On the palate, the wine is medium bodied, bright and focused on its sweet cherries, citrus and thyme. There is a hint of cocoa in the easy to like finish. Made from a blend of 88% Merlot and 12% Cabernet Franc, the wine reached 13.5% alcohol. The frost damaged close to 60% of the harvest. 88 Points

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2016 Château L'Enclos  (Pomerol) 90

Medium bodied, fruity and forward, the wine is soft, refined, elegant and charming. This early drinking Pomerol leaves you with sweet, red plums, espresso and licorice on the palate and finish. 90 Points

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With more depth of color than usual, the wine offers black raspberry, vanilla bean and earth. It is soft, sweet and fresh with a supple, dark, red berry finish. Made from a blend of 85% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc and 3% Malbec, the wine is 14% alcohol. 90 Points

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2015 Château L'Enclos  (Pomerol) 91

Sweet, fresh, ripe, elegant plums, licorice, cherry and cocoa are on the nose and palate. The wine is medium bodied, silky and very soft, finishing juicy, sweet plums. Give this 2-3 more years in the cellar. This is clearly the best vintage I've tasted from L'Enclos yet. 91 Points

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A refreshing glimmer of strawberry with plum and spice are the first things you notice in the nose. Medium/full-bodied, silky and soft, the plums are fresh, spicy and delight the palate. You can drink this young or wait a while. This is clearly the most impressive vintage I've tasted from L'Enclos. From 85% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc and 3% Malbec (surprise!), the wine reached 13.5% alcohol. 90 - 92 Pts

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2014 Château L'Enclos  (Pomerol) 87

Early drinking effort, with a plum and olive core of fruit that is already drinking well. 87 Points

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Medium-bodied with an earthy, wild plum character, revealing notes of fresh strawberry and cherry at its core, this wine is best tasted in its youth. From 80% Merlot, 17% Cabernet Franc and 3% Malbec, the wine reached 12.5% alcohol. 85-87 Pts

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2013 Château L'Enclos  (Pomerol) 86

Lighter style of a spicy, red berry dominated Pomerol for early drinking pleasure. 86 Points

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Medium bodied with raspberry, cherry and licorice in its character, the wine has soft textures in its espresso and red plum finish. 86-88 Pts

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2012 Château L'Enclos  (Pomerol) 88

Medium bodied, with a fresh, black raspberry, smoke and spicy nose, the wine is soft, forward and easy to like. 88 Points

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This vintage shows an increase in the use of micro vinification with 45% of the harvest undergoing the whole berry fermentation technique. Truffle, incense, floral and black plum notes open to an oaky, plum-filled finish. 89-91 Pts

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2011 Château L'Enclos  (Pomerol) 88

Produced from 85% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc and 3% Malbec. The Malbec is added to bring more density to the wine. Cocoa, flowers, black raspberries, medium body, soft textures and a round cherry finish are found in this Pomerol. 88-89 Pts

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2010 Château L'Enclos  (Pomerol) 88

L’Enclos Simple easy going, correctly made Pomerol without fault or distinction. With a new team in place coupled with a serious commitment to spend what it takes to make the best wine possible, things should pick up a this estate starting with the 2011 Bordeaux vintage. 87-89 Pts

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2009 Château L'Enclos  (Pomerol) 89

Already showing bricking in the color, the secondary notes of truffle, licorice, smoke and earth dominate the nose. Soft and round on the palate, this is at the peak of maturity. Drink this over the next 3-5 years before the fruit begins to fade. 89 Points

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Soft textures, medium bodied and a supple cherry personality. 87 Points

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2008 Château L'Enclos  (Pomerol) 88

Fully mature, with no effort you find the wet earth and red fruity aromas. The wine is soft, light, elegant and will be best consumed over the next few years, allowing you to enjoy the freshness in the cherries, before they fade to more secondary characteristics. 88 Points

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Medium bodied with crisp red fruits, espresso and earthy notes, this is a wine to enjoy in its youth. The wine was made from a blend of 79% Merlot, 19% Cabernet Franc and 2% Malbec. 86 Points

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2006 Château L'Enclos  (Pomerol) 87

Fully mature, elegant, soft, graceful style of wine, with an earthy, thyme, cherry and plum core of fruit with a soft, refined texture in the finish. 87 Points

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