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CHÂTEAU HOSANNA 2009 (2) 99 WA CHÂTEAU LA FLEUR-PÉTRUS 2009 (2) 97 WS 97 WA


CHÂTEAU HOSANNA 2009 (2) POMEROL. THE 2009, A PRODIGIOUS BLEND OF 70% MERLOT AND 30% CABERNET FRANC, OFFERS UP AN EXQUISITE AROMATIC CONCOCTION OF BLACKBERRIES, PLUMS, ASIAN SOY, FOREST FLOOR, TRUFFLES AND GRAPHITE. ALONG WITH ITS STUNNING CONCENTRATION, REMARKABLY THICK, JUICY MID-PALATE AND UNBELIEVABLE COMPLEXITY, ITS VISCOSITY AND OPULENCE TAKE THIS WINE TO NEW HEIGHTS. THIS EXTRAORDINARY WINE IS ONE OF THE SUPERSTARS OF 2009 AND ONE TO ENJOY OVER THE NEXT THREE DECADES. 99 WA CHÂTEAU LA FLEUR-PÉTRUS 2009 (2) POMEROL. THIS FABLED TERROIR SANDWICHED BETWEEN PETRUS AND LAFLEUR (HENCE THE NAME) GENERALLY PRODUCES ONE OF THE MORE ELEGANTLY-STYLED POMEROLS, BUT IN 2009 IT OFFERS AN EXTRA DIMENSION OF FLAVOR INTENSITY AS WELL AS MORE TEXTURE AND CONCENTRATION. IT REVEALS A SUPER-SEDUCTIVE PERFUME OF MOCHA, LOAMY SOIL, HERBS, BLACK CHERRIES AND BLACK CURRANTS, TRUFFLES AND LICORICE, FULL BODY AND VELVETY TANNINS. THE OVERALL IMPRESSION IS ONE OF INTENSITY, POWER, GLYCERIN AND RICHNESS AS WELL AS UNDENIABLE ELEGANCE AND LASER-LIKE FOCUS. THIS 2009 CAN BE DRUNK NOW OR CELLARED FOR ANOTHER 25-30+ YEARS. 97 WS 97 WA 4 BTS. PER LOT $1,100 - $1,400




Price Realised: $1560



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