Pomerol, Libournais

Château Le Pin

Pomerol Red Bordeaux Blend 2011

Ethereal, silky and marvelously poised, the 2011 Le Pin (WWB, 97) is sourced from an extremely small estate is located in the commune of Pomerol. It is amongst the world's most expensive red wines, as this was very graciously shared by my colleague Dr. Hong. I was most impressed by the opulent, pillowy texture of the wine, which is still quite primary now at the eight year mark. Elegant tannins line the massive core of dark fruits, all leading the breathtaking, near minute-long finish. This true heavyhitter really needs another ten years of bottle age to hit its stride and will provide drinking enjoyment past my lifetime. Drink 2025-2055- 97 — 19 hours ago

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Hugh O'Riordan

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Ethereal is a great descriptive word

Château Clinet

Pomerol Red Bordeaux Blend 2003

a fantastic wine to drink...ready to strut....blueberries wafting from the glass...wine of the night — 5 days ago

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Château La Fleur-Pétrus

Pomerol Red Bordeaux Blend 1996

drop dead gorgeous nose but in the mouth a taste of burned wood distract from the fruit — 5 days ago

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Château Gazin

Pomerol Red Bordeaux Blend 2010

a shame to open now....waaayyyy too young — 5 days ago

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Clos René (Pierre Lasserre)

Pomerol 1966

Birth year wine for my birthday. Always a roll of the dice with wines this old but this one was really good. Opened up nicely with a little time in the glass. Surprised at the clarity and minimal oxidation. Still had red tones not overly orange on the edges. Classic Bordeaux nose. Leather on the finish. Not a ton going on mid plate (more soft and subtle fruit). Overall very pleasing wine. I wish I was aging as gracefully as this! — 9 days ago

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Andrew Steffensmeier

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Cheers! Happy Birthday, Mark!

Château La Conseillante

Pomerol Red Bordeaux Blend 2001

less revealing than the hosanna 2001... some drying tannins still present....needs another 5 years at least — 5 days ago

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Château Hosanna

Pomerol Red Bordeaux Blend 2001

silky tannins....cab franc smell takes u to heaven....aftertaste was a little too short to make it a great wine — 5 days ago

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Ron R

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Dude, great wines you’re quaffing. Respect ✊

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thanks @Ron R ... we are certainly both blessed ... can't complain 👍

Château L'Eglise-Clinet

Pomerol Red Bordeaux Blend 1994

Catching up on a few wines I didn't post reviews for....the 1994 L'Eglise Clinet is, in my view, rather tasty. Ok it's not a regarded vintage and it's fading, but this medium bodied wine still has elements of its dark fruit in place, though some enjoyable tertiary notes are more pronounced. — a month ago

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Château Trotanoy

Pomerol Red Bordeaux Blend

Wine of the 1998 vintage. Was perfect with Martie’s birthday dinner request: Brian Flannery two inch thick prime ribeye 21 day dry aged. Just luscious. — 7 days ago

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Conrad Green

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Nice! Many congrats to Martie!

Château Lafleur

Pomerol Red Bordeaux Blend 2005

This was shockingly open with sexy aromatics & spice where the Ausone needs another 10 years. Will be a legendary vintage for Lafleur. — 14 days ago

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