2008 Lafleur, 6x750ml

2008 Lafleur, 6x750ml

Lafleur 6x75cl

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Case size: 6 / Bottle size: 750ml

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Critics Score: 96

Publication: Neal Martin, Wine Advocate

Drinking Dates: 2020-2050

Tasted with Baptiste Guinaudeau, the 2008 Lafleur is a wine for which I have a lot of time, and as it approaches a decade old, it is beginning to loosen up a little. There is plenty of fruit on the nose—more than I have encountered on previous bottles, with a mixture of red and black fruit—and a hint of bell pepper and sage. The main difference is that those previously rigid tannin have loosened their collar in recent months; therefore, this Lafleur is now entertaining the notion of drinkability. There remains a linearity to this Lafleur—and there is still that backbone—yet it seems to flow nicely across the mouth, and there is superb mineralité on the finish. It's probably destined to be overshadowed by the succeeding two vintages, but I suggest you do not overlook the 2008 Lafleur.

Lafleur
Case size:6x75cl
Region:bdxr
Vintage:2008