Pomerol Wine

 

Pomerol is a commune on the right bank of the Dordogne, in Bordeaux. Most of the producers here are relatively small. Merlot is the most important variety here, followed by Cabernet Franc. The commune is the home of Ch. Petrus. Interestingly, Pomerol has refused any official ranking or classification of its wines.
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  • Esprit

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

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  • Château du Gazin

    The development of the Pomerol vineyard in the 12th century up to the French Revolution of 1789 a...

  • Petrus Pomerol

      Château Petrus is one of the world’s most distinguished and prized wines. The winery is lo...

  • Château Burgrave

    35, QUAI DE PRIOURAT In 1906, Jean-Baptiste AUDY settled in Libourne, and began a wine trading co...

  • Château Pomeaux

    Chateau Pomeaux's vineyards are located in a magnificent situation on the southeastern slope of t...

  • Petrus

      Château Petrus is one of the world’s most distinguished and prized wines. The winery is lo...

  • Château L'eglise-clinet

    POMEROL In 1882, Mr Mauléon-Rouchut, great great grandfather of Denis Durantou, brought together ...

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Pomerol on Snooth

  • This is pertinent to that other thread I started on product placements (sortof) ... from the fabulous terroir of Pomerol (nearby L'Eglise Clinet, Clos L'Eglise and Trotanoy, to name a few), is a legendary wine that has only pushed the quality even higher in the last 6-7 years. More feminine and elegant than Pape Clement, it is a perfect foil to... Read More

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  • DVOGLER- as I mentioned in an earlier post, I was introduced to quality reds, ... ... to some more expensive, Pomerol, Margaux, and ST Emlions.that benefit from 2- 4 hours of decanting and additional working in the glass. So there is no hard and fast rule but generally speaking, the younger, higher quality reds benefit from decanting but only... Read More

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  • Thanks ZUFRIEDEN- I am bouncing around trying recommendations from others, ... ... a $20 2010 La Lande De Pomerol that I default to after trying other alternatives, up to $50, CA, Spanish, S American etc. as a means to , objectively as possible, try to buy smartly.This confirms to me that if you buy wisely, avoiding the 1st growths and well kn... Read More

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  • GREGT- you are right about Chappellet. At any price point I  have  ... Garraud, 92, LaLande Pomerol, $30 and many others in that same range. I am headed out today to stock up on the 2010 Palon  and 2010 LaTour Bessan Margaux, 93, both at $30. Based on what I am reading about 2011 and 2012 , with some exceptions, who knows how long before anoth... Read More

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  • Thanks DVOGLER. I say that because those Bordeaux are my personal favorites vs ... ... has a 2010 Lalande De Pomerol and a 2010 ST Emilion for $20 that drinks beautifully after 3-4 hours of decanting. He has ordered another case for delivery today. I've already bought a case and a half of the Pomerol but at that price/quality I'm drinking it ... Read More

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  • MW,I don't understand when you say, "but buy a 2005 Pom or Marg with ... confused that you will buy a Pomerol or Margaux vs. $80 for a Washington wine.  There's a massive disparity there!&nbs Read More

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  • Thanks EMark. I am a fan of Kennan so will on your recommendation try their ... at that level but buy a 2005 Pomerol or Margaux  with enough age to have characteristics of the  more mature Bordeaux that I favor. If you have any recommendations at $40-$50 or less that you think would appeal to me, I will try some domestic Merlot. I do need to b... Read More

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  • OH YEA- The Barnett Rattlesnake Hill is an absolutely sensuous ... For Merlot Ill stick with Pomerol, St Emilion   and other claret style blends. The Col Solare I have, 07, is holding up very nicely and still needs a couple of hours decanted. to open up .  Read More

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  • Ratings are somewhat subjective but it is a starting point for me along with ... with ... did buy some 2010 Pomerol rated 92-96 at $35. I believe it may have the greatest promise over 15-20 years, cellared, from among my meager collection, aside from a few 2nd growths. I will be 70 this year so am not planning on waiting that long. If blessed... Read More

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  • Château Siaurac Red Bordeaux Blend Lalande de Pomerol 2010

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    New world styled blend of merlot and cab franc. Ruby red with a touch of plum and clear in the glass. Black fruit on the nose and in the palate. Light acidity with some fairly strong tannins leading to a medium length finish. Read More

    Wine review by RandyFisher


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