Château La Fleur-Pétrus

From the Pomerol region


2008 Château La Fleur-Pétrus Pomerol: a rich, dark and ruby colour.  On the nose we got ripe cherries, spices and clove.  On the palate we had tastes of rich ripe cherries, blackberries and redcurrant.  There was a finely enmeshed tannin backbone with a nice touch of umami and a restrained acidity.  The whole was smooth, velvety and dry, but never unbalanced.  It was rich but not very intense and overall a good mouthful, with a finish of 40 seconds.  Quite voluptuous and now at peak.  Undecanted.  Drink until 2030.