La Fleur de Bouard Lalande de Pomerol 2016
Awards: 92 Robert Parker / 16.5 J.R
Château La Fleur de Boüard reveals the aromatic expression of an outstanding terroir in an illustrious appellation.The domain is located on the right bank of the Bordeaux region.
La Fleur de Bouard overlooks a 33-hectare vineyard. The vines are 25 years old on average with an exceptional patchwork of soils. Indeed, the 16 hectares of vines, situated on the Néac plateau, rest on soils composed of clay, sand and gravel.
An 8-hectare single block plot on the Lalande de Pomerol plateau lies on a gravelly hill, comprising 15% to 20% clay. Lastly, 9 hectares of vines are planted on a gravelly clay hill.
Grape Varieties: Merlot, Cabernet franc, Cabernet sauvignon
Tasting Notes: At first, the nose combines fruity fragrances (black cherries, blackcurrants) with subtle mineral notes (gunflint).
Then, the palate is Medium-bodied. Overall, this wine seduces the palate with its fine tannins as well as its delicious fruity and smoky notes.
Ageing potential: This Lalande de Pomerol red wine can age well in the cellar until 2037. It will reveal its full aromatic range.