2013 Chateau Lafleur Les Pensees de Lafleur

Bordeaux Blend - 6L
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DC 93

Decanter, November 2019

Confident stuff to finish the tasting with a pair of 2013s; not just the main wine but Pensées also. This is clearly still young in terms of structure and primary fruit character, but it’s already beginning to soften, as...
JS 93

jamessuckling.com, February 2016

A pretty wine with delicate chocolate, pine nut and light spice. Medium to full body, fine tannins and a long finish. Better in 208.
WA 90

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2016

The 2013 Les Pensees de Lafleur has a fragrant bouquet with red cherries, strawberry and a light marine influence. The palate is medium-bodied and well balanced, with slightly chalky tannin and decent depth of fruit...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pomerol
Vintage 2013
Size 6L
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

Introducing the 2013 Chateau Lafleur Les Pensees de Lafleur, a Bordeaux Blend that hails from the esteemed region of Pomerol in Bordeaux, France. This captivating red wine embodies the elegance and sophistication that Bordeaux is renowned for, offering a sensory experience that is sure to delight even the most discerning palate.

In the glass, the Les Pensees de Lafleur showcases a deep, ruby red color that hints at the intensity and richness that awaits. The nose is greeted with an enticing bouquet of red cherries, strawberry, and a subtle marine influence, creating a delightful aroma that is both inviting and complex.

On the palate, this medium-bodied wine reveals a well-balanced structure, with slightly chalky tannins and a decent depth of fruit. The fresh and lively nature of this wine is accompanied by an easy-going yet edgy finish that leaves a lasting impression. With an alcohol percentage of 13.5%, it offers a harmonious and seamless drinking experience that is sure to please.

Renowned critics have highly praised this vintage, further solidifying its status as a standout wine. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate awarded it a respectable score of 90, noting its fragrant bouquet and well-balanced palate. Meanwhile, James Suckling bestowed an impressive score of 93, praising its delicate chocolate, pine nut, and light spice notes, along with its fine tannins and long finish.

The esteemed publication Decanter also recognized the exceptional quality of this wine, awarding it a score of 93. They described it as confident and packed full of flavor, with prominent notes of blueberry and redcurrant, sweet liquorice, and cigar box. They noted that despite being a young wine, it already shows signs of softening, making it an intriguing choice for those seeking a wine with aging potential.

The 2013 Chateau Lafleur Les Pensees de Lafleur is a truly remarkable wine that showcases the finesse and complexity of Pomerol. Whether enjoyed now or cellared for future enjoyment, this Bordeaux Blend is a must-have for any wine connoisseur.