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Chateau Lafleur Gazin Pomerol 2016
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Chateau Lafleur Gazin Pomerol 2016

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750ml
$110.00
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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region France, Bordeaux, Pomerol
Brand Chateau Lafleur Gazin
Alcohol/vol 14%
Eminently approachable, even in its youth, Lafleur-Gazin is a delightful expression of the lighter style of Pomerol wines.
James Suckling
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Deep and slightly spicy black cherries and blackberries with leafy nuances. The palate has a very pure, lively core of cassis. Full body and deep flavors of blue plums. Try from 2021..February/2018

Wine Advocate
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The 2016 Lafleur-Gazin is made up of 94% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc. Medium garnet-purple colored, it simply sings of red roses, cherry cordial, blackberry pie and warm blueberries with suggestions of cinnamon toast and wood smoke. Medium-bodied, it fills the mouth with tons of juicy red and blue berry flavors, supported by a wonderfully soft, velvety texture and seamless freshness, finishing long and perfumed.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, November 30, 2018
Wine Enthusiast
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Almost pure Merlot, this dense wine is rich and packed with black fruits. Its concentration and density are massive, with tannins that are almost velvet in character. Drink this wine from 2023.

Roger Voss, May 1, 2019
Wine Spectator
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Rich cherry compote and plum preserve flavors define this wine, while licorice snap, singed alder and tobacco notes fill in the background. Lingering wood spice accents run through the finish, while the fruit hangs on. Best from 2021 through 2031. 2,700 cases made.

James Molesworth, March 31, 2019
Vinous
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The 2016 Lafleur-Gazin is soft, open-knit and quite gracious. This is an especially lifted, perfumed Pomerol. Tobacco, cedar, dried flowers, mint and crushed red berries are all laced together in a silky, approachable, mid-weight Pomerol that will drink well upon release given its superb balance and sense of harmony.

Antonio Galloni, January 2019