Château La Fleur de Gay 2010
• Domaine: Château La Fleur de Gay
• Appellation (AOC): Pomerol
• Classification: Pomerol, Bordeaux
• Origin: Right Bank, Bordeaux, France
• Importer: Laguna Cellar
"A pretty, elegant wine that is 100% Merlot but a very limited production (around 700-800 cases in most years), the 2010 displays good integration of oak and mulberry, plum and black raspberry fruit intermixed with some licorice, underbrush, vanillin and spice box. This is a voluptuously textured, round, seductive style of Pomerol to drink over the next 12-15 years." - Robert Parker Jr, The Wine Advocate, (2/27/2013, Issue 205), Rating: 93, Drink: 2013-2028
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