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Le Clos du Beau Père

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2018 Le Clos du Beau Père  (Pomerol) 90

Nice depth of color, the toasty oak rounds out the fresh plums, cherry and licorice notes. Supple textures, fruity and juicy with a nice hit of chocolate in the finish, this is a delicious, early drinking Pomerol. 89-91 Pts

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2017 Le Clos du Beau Père  (Pomerol) 88

This wine is all about the smoky black cherries and vanilla bean aromas. Medium bodied with curvy textured plums, cherries, cocoa and dusty tannins resound in the finish.

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2016 Le Clos du Beau Père  (Pomerol) 90

It is quite easy to like this medium-bodied, elegant, charming, soft, early drinker, due to all its ripe red plums, silky textures and sweet, fresh cherries. You can drink this on release, or age it for a few years.

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Dark in color with vanilla, smoke and black cherries in the nose and plums and milk chocolate in the finish, the wine is soft, forward and willing. You can enjoy this on release.

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2015 Le Clos du Beau Père  (Pomerol) 90

Medium-bodied and as fresh, sweet and bright as a high school valedictorian, this wine is all about dark, red fruit with plums and chocolate cake at its core. The experience culminates with licorice, vanilla and fresh, black raspberries. 89 - 91 Pts

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2014 Le Clos du Beau Père  (Pomerol) 88

Silky smooth, round and plummy, with a blast of licorice, espresso and chocolate covered black cherries that remain from start to finish. 88-89 Pts

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2013 Le Clos du Beau Père  (Pomerol) 87

Floral notes with sweet plum and cherry carry through from start to finish with good freshness and flavor. 86-88 Pts

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2012 Le Clos du Beau Père  (Pomerol) 87

Medium bodied, slightly strict, especially for Pomerol, red plum filled wine is ready for prime time drinking with an hour or so of air. This is not a wine I'd age for long term development.

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2011 Le Clos du Beau Père  (Pomerol) 89

From 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc, the wine reached 14% alcohol and will be aged in 100% new oak. Deep in color with toast, chocolate, coffee, plum and licorice, the wine is round, fresh and filled with ripe, juicy plum and dark chocolate. 88-90 Pts

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2010 Le Clos du Beau Père  (Pomerol) 89

One of the best values in Pomerol today. Produced by Jean Luc Thunevin, the wine serves up fresh, black plum, mocha, earth and espresso. Medium bodied, round and reasonably open. If you like your wines young, you can enjoy this in its youth. Else, this should be better with a few years of bottle age.

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2009 Le Clos du Beau Père  (Pomerol) 90

Opulent, lush, forward style of Pomerol with perhaps a bit too much oak. But it's hard not to like all the plush, chocolate covered black cherries, fresh plums, earth and smoke. It's a good value for Pomerol, which is hard to find these days.

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