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Château La Pointe

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2018 Château La Pointe  (Pomerol) 89

With cherry blossoms and a touch of oak in the nose, the wine is medium bodied, forward and fresh. Most likely enjoyable on release, this wine is made from blending 74% Merlot and 26% Cabernet Franc. 88-90 Pts

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2016 Château La Pointe  (Pomerol) 89

Polished, soft plums and chocolate with earthy black cherry to complicate matters, the fruit is juicy, medium bodied and shows dark chocolate in the finish.

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2015 Château La Pointe  (Pomerol) 89

Medium-bodied, fresh, plummy and polished, there is freshness and sweet fruits that taste and feel great.

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It's difficult to find value in Pomerol, but it can be done. Medium-bodied, fresh, plummy and floral, this wine finishes with dark, red fruits, cocoa and a little zing of spice. 88 - 90 Pts

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2014 Château La Pointe  (Pomerol) 90

Medium bodied, elegant, fresh, soft textured wine, with a sweet, plum and cherry core of fruit, hints of thyme, espresso, flowers and dark chocolate. This should be easy to drink young. The wine was made from a blend of 82% Merlot and 18% Cabernet Franc.

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Chocolate-coated plums and flower scents with ripe textures and a silky finish. 87-89 Pts

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2013 Château La Pointe  (Pomerol) 86

Bright red fruits with a fresh, crisp quality and a touch of herbs are what you'll find in this medium bodied wine. This will be best in its youth before the fruit fades.

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Light aromas of truffle, licorice and plum are found with some persuasion. On the palate, the wine is supple with sweet, dusty plums and not much concentration. The wine was made from a blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc. 87-89 Pts

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2012 Château La Pointe  (Pomerol) 92

La Pointe is on a roll after their successful 2010. This new vintage is deep in color with coffee bean, licorice and ripe, juicy plums. On the palate, the wine is filled with lush, sexy black raspberries, chocolate and a hint of coffee bean to complicate matters. 91-93 Pts

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2011 Château La Pointe  (Pomerol) 89

Truffle, chocolate, plum and forest scents, soft textures, medium body and a fresh, bright black raspberry finish. 88-90 Pts

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2010 Château La Pointe  (Pomerol) 91

This Pomerol is clearly on the rise. There is length, balance, freshness and purity of fruit that finishes with round, silky tannins and layers of ripe, juicy plums. Showing much better in bottle than in barrel, this is the best wine I've tasted yet from Chateau La Pointe!

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La Pointe From an assemblage of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc, the wine opens with stony, plummy aromas. Soft textured and solid, this chateau gets a little better each year thanks to efforts of Hubert de Bouard who is consulting the property. 87-89Pts

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2009 Château La Pointe  (Pomerol) 90

Better than expected, the ripe, lusciously textured plums with their earthy nature, coupled with the cocoa, licorice and espresso topped nuances hits the spot. You can drink this today with pleasure.

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Popped and poured, plums, black raspberry and chocolate scents, medium bodied, round textures, a bit of overipness and warmth in finish make this a top value from Pomerol, a region which has a well deserved reputation for being very expensive. If you're looking for value here, this is a good choice. Drink this in the first decade of life.

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2009 La Pointe is filled with black raspberry jam with overtones of cassis and coffee. This chateau has shown marked improvements since Hubert de Bouard began consulting the property. 88-90 Pts

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2008 Château La Pointe  (Pomerol) 87

08 Château La Pointe offers some red and black fruits in the nose. The wine has a freshness, yet not much depth. Here is an easy drinking, pleasant style of Pomerol. 85-87 Pts

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2005 Château La Pointe  (Pomerol) 85

This is a light, simple wine. There was no there, there.

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2001 Château La Pointe  (Pomerol) 88

Fully developed, medium bodied, with a black cherry, wet earth and thyme centered nose, the wine straddles the fence between its elegant side, with a bit of rusticity in the tannins.

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2000 Château La Pointe  (Pomerol) 85

Medium bodied, simple, light, earthy, stoic, almost austere wine, that is past maturity and starting to lose its fruit. This requires consumption before the remaining cherry notes are gone.

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