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Pensées de Lafleur

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2018 Pensées de Lafleur  (Pomerol) 93

The strikingly pure kirsch stands out here. It's sweet, ripe and earthy with a hit of dark cocoa on top. In texture, the wine is fresh, sumptuous and polished. Give this few years to age allowing the wine to expand and soften and enjoy it for 10-12 years after that. Made from a blend of 54% Merlot picked September 21 and 46% Cabernet Franc harvested October 4. 92-94 Pts

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2017 Pensées de Lafleur  (Pomerol) 92

Floral in nature, maraschino cherries, silky tannins, wet earth and juicy plums come to front promptly. Soft, seductive, sweet and fresh, give this a few years to age so the wine can expand and soften. Made from a blend of 52% Merlot and 48% Cabernet Franc. The harvest took place for the Merlot on September 16 and the Cabernet Franc on September 29.

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2016 Pensées de Lafleur  (Pomerol) 92

Soft, silky, lush and loaded with ripe plum, cherry, flower and earthy nuances open the nose. The wine is soft, round and filled with black plums, thyme, earth and an herbal note on the back-end.

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Showing a bit more depth of color than usual, the wine pops with flowers, mint and black plums. This wine is buxom, fresh with seductive, dark red fruits tucked into its cleavage and an earthy presence that sticks with you from start to cherry finish. The wine was made from a blend of 55% Merlot and 45% Cabernet Franc. The Merlot was harvested September 30 and the Cabernet Franc, October 12.

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2015 Pensées de Lafleur  (Pomerol) 92

Mint with a handful of earth is the first thing you notice. From there the cherry and plum notes pop up. Medium bodied, silky, polished, soft and sweet, the wine offers cherry pipe tobacco, plums and earthy notes, The soft tannins and layers of fruits keep on going on the palate. The wine was produced from a blend of 54% Merlot and 36% Cabernet Franc.

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Medium/full-bodied with fresh, juicy, dark plums and earthy scents, this wine quickly shifts to the palate with fruit that is fresh, sweet, bright and spicy, along with a soft, plush blanket of tannins. The wine was produced from a blend of 54% Merlot that was harvested on September 21 and 36% Cabernet Franc that was picked October 2. 90 - 92 Pts

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2014 Pensées de Lafleur  (Pomerol) 89

Medium/full bodied, the wine is eager to show its fresh, earthy, red plum and cherry charms.

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A blend of 69% Merlot and 31% Cabernet Franc produced a smoky, truffle-scented wine with smooth textures and a fresh, sweet core of ripe cherries. 89-91 Pts

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2013 Pensées de Lafleur  (Pomerol) 88

Medium/full bodied, the wine is the personification of elegance and restraint. Light, but sweet, fresh, softly textured and fragrant, you get a nice sensation of sweet, bright, fresh, spicy red cherries in the endnote.

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From a blend of 59% Merlot and 41% Cabernet Franc, this medium-bodied, fresh and open wine is best on the attack with soft red fruit and spice. 87-89 Pts

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2012 Pensées de Lafleur  (Pomerol) 89

Produced from 54% Merlot and 46% Cabernet Franc, the wine is filled with sweet, ripe, soft and round black raspberries, cherries, spice and herbs. 88-90 Pts

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2011 Pensées de Lafleur  (Pomerol) 90

Produced from a blend of 54% Merlot and 46% Cabernet Franc. This wine with truffle, black raspberry, jam and earthy scents offers fresh, sweet black cherry and opulent textures. 90-91 Pts

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2010 Pensées de Lafleur  (Pomerol) 91

Truffle, oak, earth and cocoa scents open to a medium/full bodied, round, silky, fresh, dark plum and chocolate covered cherry flavored wine. 90-92 Pts

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Pensees de Lafleur is produced from 65% Merlot and 35% Cabernet Franc. Pensees de Lafleur comes from a selection of terroir, not young vines. Aside from a shorter maceration time, the wine is produced with the same care that is received by Lafleur. The wine shows truffle, black cherry liqueur and minerality that couples with soft textures ending with black cherries 90-92 Pts

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2009 Pensées de Lafleur  (Pomerol) 92

Showing its secondary side with truffle, smoke, chocolate mint and plums creating the perfume. Medium-bodied, fresh and ready to go, the sweet earthy cherries and earthy nuance leave a you with a solid impression..

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Truffle, espresso bean, earth and plum aromas lead to a medium/full bodied, Pomerol wine that finishes with fresh, deep, ripe black cherries and licorice.

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2008 Pensées de Lafleur  (Pomerol) 90

Licorice, plum, blackberry and truffle aromas open the wine. From an assemblage of 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Franc, this medium bodied, round textured wine ends with a plum, chocolate and black raspberry finish.

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2006 Pensées de Lafleur  (Pomerol) 90

Mature and ready to go, with its plummy, earth, cocoa, cherry and thyme characteristics showing all their stuff today.

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2005 Pensées de Lafleur  (Pomerol) 90

Showing some age in the color, earth, confiture, smoke, cherry and thyme create the perfume. This medium bodied, round, soft wine is drinking at the right place today. The wine was produced from a blend of 53% Merlot and 47% Cabernet Franc.

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