Pomerol

Pomerol (Occitan: Pomerol) is a commune in the Gironde department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.It is located near Bordeaux.
Posts about Pomerol
  • 1998 Château La Fleur-Pétrus Hanging out with another Santa in...

    … 1998 Château La Fleur-Pétrus Hanging out with another Santa in giddy anticipation of Christmas! This time with an amazing wine. Velvety (like Santa’s robe!) nose of cassis, plums, violets, black cherries, blackberries, and cocoa powder with some sanguine notes, iron, and wet earth. Classic Merlot velvet on the palate with tart acidity to carry through. Chocolate-dusted plums and violets. YUM. 4/5 bones $$$$$ Cabernet Franc, Merlot 13% abv Pomerol (Bordeaux), FRANCE …

    Shiba Sommelierin Cabernet Franc Merlot- 2 readers -
  • Right Bank Bordeaux: Vintage Retrospective

    … occupation] Chateau Figeac, Premier Grand Cru Classe 2005 St. Emilion, whose property butts up against the famed Cheval Blanc. A much richer, rounder and far more approachable wine than the two above, but a bit disappointing because it was not the classic Bordeaux style, I was expecting. Nonetheless, an amazing wine of great depth and complexity, a real…

    Bill Eyer/ Cuvée Corner Wine Blog - 9 readers -
  • The Big Hitters of the Right Bank: Bordeaux

    … in Pomerol, this highly regarded Château, owned by world famous flying winemaker Michel Rolland, is very unassuming. We quickly learned that behind the humble exterior lay new and modern technologies in wine-making that are paving the way for the future of wine. Michel’s son-in-law, David Lesage, hosted our visit. We enjoyed an extravagant lunch…

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