1995 Château La Fleur-Pétrus Pomerol
26 Ratings
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26 Ratings
1995 Château La Fleur-Pétrus Pomerol

Winemaker's Notes

Dazzling since birth, the 1995 has not lost a thing since bottling. The nose
offers up gorgeous aromas of sweet kirsch intermixed with black raspberry,
mineral, and smoky notes. Full-bodied, with superb richness and purity, loads
of tannin, and a layered, multidimensional personality, this terrific La
Fleur-Petrus is the finest wine I have tasted at this property in the twenty
years I have been visiting Bordeaux. Readers may remember that I previously read more...Dazzling since birth, the 1995 has not lost a thing since bottling. The nose
offers up gorgeous aromas of sweet kirsch intermixed with black raspberry,
mineral, and smoky notes. Full-bodied, with superb richness and purity, loads
of tannin, and a layered, multidimensional personality, this terrific La
Fleur-Petrus is the finest wine I have tasted at this property in the twenty
years I have been visiting Bordeaux. Readers may remember that I previously
reported that a 10-acre old vine sector of Le Gay was sold to La Fleur-Petrus,
increasing the latter's vineyard to 33 acres. I believe this 10-acre
acquisition has beefed up La Fleur-Petrus, a fact particularly evident in this
1995. It is a splendid effort!
(Robert Parker - Wine Advocate # 115 Feb 1998) (hide)

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Dazzling since birth, the 1995 has not lost a thing since bottling. The nose
offers up gorgeous aromas of sweet kirsch intermixed with black raspberry,
mineral, and smoky notes. Full-bodied, with superb richness and purity, loads
of tannin, and a layered, multidimensional personality, this terrific La
Fleur-Petrus is the finest wine I have tasted at this property in the twenty
years I have been visiting Bordeaux. Readers may remember that I previously read more...Dazzling since birth, the 1995 has not lost a thing since bottling. The nose
offers up gorgeous aromas of sweet kirsch intermixed with black raspberry,
mineral, and smoky notes. Full-bodied, with superb richness and purity, loads
of tannin, and a layered, multidimensional personality, this terrific La
Fleur-Petrus is the finest wine I have tasted at this property in the twenty
years I have been visiting Bordeaux. Readers may remember that I previously
reported that a 10-acre old vine sector of Le Gay was sold to La Fleur-Petrus,
increasing the latter's vineyard to 33 acres. I believe this 10-acre
acquisition has beefed up La Fleur-Petrus, a fact particularly evident in this
1995. It is a splendid effort!
(Robert Parker - Wine Advocate # 115 Feb 1998) (hide)

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate on 2/98