Lot 70

CHÂTEAU LAFLEUR 2000 (2) 100 WA


CHÂTEAU LAFLEUR 2000 POMEROL. IT HAS LOOSENED UP A LITTLE SINCE I LAST TASTED IT, BUT I CONCUR WITH ROBERT PARKER THAT IF I WERE LUCKY ENOUGH TO HAVE SOME OF THESE IN MY CELLAR, I WOULD WAIT UNTIL 2020 TO EXPERIENCE THE WINE AT ITS PLATEAU. ALLOWING THE WINE TO OPEN OVER 30 MINUTES, I NOTICE AN ALMOST FLINTY SCENT DEVELOPING ON THE BOUQUET. THE PALATE IS MEDIUM-BODIED, CRYSTALLINE AND SYMMETRICAL—EVERYTHING BEAUTIFULLY FOCUSED—ALMOST LEFT BANK IN TEXTURE. THIS HAD A FIRM BACKBONE, BUT THAT IS BECOMING MORE "FLEXIBLE" IN RECENT YEARS, AND IT FANS OUT WITH CONSUMMATE EASE ON A FINISH THAT IS SO LONG THAT IT MAKES "WAR AND PEACE" SEEM LIKE A SHORT READ. THIS IS SIMPLY MAGNIFICENT. TASTED FEBRUARY 2015. 100 WA 2 BTS. PER LOT $3,300 - $3,900




Price Realised: $4320



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