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Château la Fleur de Boüard Red Bordeaux Blend Lalande de Pomerol le Plus 2008

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"Very bold, with lavish mocha and espresso aromatics backed by silky, lush plum, blackberry and black cherry fruit. Licorice snap and mulled spice flesh out the finish. Not shy at all...90" WS 12/10

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Château La Fleur de Boüard:
An exceptional geographical situation for a top quality vineyard, located in the heart of the Right Bank close to the borders of the famous Plateau of Pomerol and not far from Saint Emilion. The La Fleur de Boüard vineyard combines the magic of land, vines and sky.This 25 hectare estate [ originally called 'Chateau la fleur St Georges', a name now used for the second wine ] was b... Read more
An exceptional geographical situation for a top quality vineyard, located in the heart of the Right Bank close to the borders of the famous Plateau of Pomerol and not far from Saint Emilion. The La Fleur de Boüard vineyard combines the magic of land, vines and sky.This 25 hectare estate [ originally called 'Chateau la fleur St Georges', a name now used for the second wine ] was bought by Hubert de Bouard de Laforest and his wife Corrine in 1998.He is also part-owner of Chateau Angelus in Saint Emilion [which he upgraded to Premier Grand Cru Classe in 1996] and has interests in other Bordeauix properties. He is a man of great viticultural tradition, whose family have carefully fine-tuned their viticultural thinking and savoir-faire with innovation and commitment over seven generations, an exciting new future now awaits this vineyard. Read less

External Reviews for Château la Fleur de Boüard Red Bordeaux Blend Lalande de Pomerol le Plus

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/17/2009

A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2008 La Fleur de Bouard 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/22/2010

The 2008 La Fleur de Bouard was cropped at 25 hectoliters per hectare, and the final blend is 80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine came in at 13% natural alcohol. Its dense purple color is accompanied by a big, sweet no... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2008 La Fleur de Bouard 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/19/2013

A sleeper of the vintage, the slightly oaky 2008 exhibits sweet, fleshy raspberry and black currant fruit intermixed with hints of flowers, caramel, coffee and chocolate. Consume it over the next 6-8 years. Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2008 La Fleur de Bouard 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/12/2011

Very bold, with lavish mocha and espresso aromatics backed by silky, lush plum, blackberry and black cherry fruit. Licorice snap and mulled spice flesh out the finish. Not shy at all. Drink now through 2017.-J.M. Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2008 La Fleur de Bouard 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/01/2011

Quite toasty, with lots of coffee and warm cocoa notes, followed by mulled fig, plum and black currant fruit and a healthy dose of maduro tobacco on the broad, fleshy finish. Not shy in style, but good underlying acidity keeps it all together. Merlot... Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2008 La Fleur de Bouard 750ml



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"Very bold, with lavish mocha and espresso aromatics backed by silky, lush plum, blackberry and black cherry fruit. Licorice snap and mulled spice flesh out the finish. Not shy at all...90" WS 12/10

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