2020 Chateau La Fleur Petrus Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 3L
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REVIEWS

JS 100 JD 100 DC 99 TWI 99 JL 97 WE 97 WA 96 VN 95 WS 93
JS 100

jamessuckling.com, November 2023

One of the most powerful and significant La Fleur-Petrus I have ever tasted with incredible depth and power. It’s full and so layered with fine and intense tannins. It shows very dark fruits, dark chocolate with...
JD 100

jebdunnuck.com, March 2023

The finest vintage from this address I've ever tasted, as well as a perfect wine, the 2020 Château La Fleur-Petrus reveals a dense purple hue to go with a deep, layered, full-bodied, yet flawlessly balanced style carrying...
DC 99

Decanter, January 2023

Sumptuous and stylish, this, like many of the best in 2020, is quietly confident showing just enough structure and seriousness while still being joyous and sensual. Blueberries, pomegranates and raspberries comprise the...
TWI 99

The Wine Independent, March 2023

A blend of 93% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, and 2% Petit Verdot, the 2020 La Fleur-Petrus has a deep garnet-purple color. It is quite closed to start, soon unfurling to offer glimpses of notes of redcurrant jelly, fresh...
JL 97

TheWineCellarInsider.com, March 2023

The combination of incredible purity in the fruit, silky textures, a complex aromatic profile sporting truffles, flowers, licorice, plums, cherries, and cocoa, and a finish that is all about its silky, cashmere texture is...
WE 97

Wine Enthusiast,

(95–97 points)Barrel Sample. The cool clay of this vineyard shows well in the freshness of this impressive wine. It gives the structure that will allow it to age. With richness assured through the tannins, the wine has...
WA 96

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2023

Unwinding in the glass with aromas of minty blackberries, loamy soil, black truffles and petroleum jelly, the 2020 La Fleur-Pétrus is full-bodied, ample and enveloping, with a rich, layered core of fruit framed by supple...
VN 95

Vinous, February 2023

The 2020 La Fleur-Pétrus is quite simply a class act. It delivers a compelling bouquet with black fruit, crushed stone, iris flower, light sea spray scents, freshly tilled loam. Wonderful precision. The palate is...
WS 93

Wine Spectator, January 2023

Alluring, with velvety plum and boysenberry reduction notes that glide through, picking up black tea, incense, graphite and warm earth along the way. Reveals a lovely tobacco echo at the tail end. Merlot, Cabernet Franc...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pomerol
Vintage 2020
Size 3L
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork

The 2020 Chateau La Fleur Petrus is a remarkable Bordeaux Blend that showcases the excellence of the Pomerol region in Bordeaux, France. This wine exudes elegance and sophistication, with a deep red color that hints at its intensity and complexity. The nose is filled with enticing aromas of purple berries, blackberries, cracked black pepper, violets, and lavender. These aromas are complemented by subtle hints of oak and spice, adding layers of depth to the bouquet.

On the palate, the 2020 Chateau La Fleur Petrus is full-bodied and beautifully layered, with a velvety texture that caresses the senses. The ripe tannins are gorgeously integrated, providing structure and balance to the wine. Flavors of blackberry, blueberry, pomegranate, and raspberry dominate the palate, accompanied by refreshing minty freshness and touches of dark chocolate. The wine evolves in the mouth, broadening its flavors and leaving a lasting impression.

The critics have unanimously praised this wine, with James Suckling awarding it an outstanding 99-100 points. He describes it as thought-provoking and a milestone for the vineyard. Decanter also gives it a stellar score of 99 points, highlighting its sumptuous and stylish character. The wine is described as joyous and sensual, with supple tannins and a long, wet stone finish. Jeff Leve rates it at 97 points, emphasizing its incredible purity of fruit, silky textures, and complex aromatics. He calls it a magical wine that is rich, full-bodied, and sensuous.

The 2020 Chateau La Fleur Petrus is a wine that will age gracefully for decades. It is recommended to cellar it for a few years to allow it to reach its full potential. This wine is a true gem from one of Bordeaux's most esteemed producers, and it is a must-have for any serious wine collector or enthusiast. Experience the allure and finesse of this exceptional Pomerol wine, and prepare to be captivated by its beauty and elegance.