Château Lafleur 'Les Pensées de Lafleur', Pomerol, France 2013
Les Pensées de Lafleur is the second wine of one of Pomerol's greatest estates, Château Lafleur, which has been in production since 1872! The estate is located in the middle of Pomerol's plateau, taking up a mere 4.68 hectares. Les Pensées is sourced from the same .69 hectares of land every vintage. The wine is vinified in stainless steel and then aged just as the Grand Vin would be, in 25% new french oak. The fruit is soft and elegant, although this is a second wine, it is a second wine from one of the world greatest wine properties.
Grapes: Cabernet Franc 59%, Merlot 41%
Soil: sandy silt & brown sand