Plus de la Fleur de Bouard 2001
The 2001 La Fleur de Bouard (primarily Merlot with a touch of Cabernet Franc) was aged 20 months in new oak prior to being bottled unfined and unfiltered. It possesses a deep ruby/purple color as well as a rich nose of black fruits intertwined with hints of smoke, licorice, and graphite. Medium to full-bodied, opulent, and attractively proportioned, with well-integrated acidity, tannin, and wood, it should hit its peak in 2-3 years, and should last a decade.
|Score: 91||Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (153), June 2004|
|Score: 92/94||Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (146), April 2003|
|Score: 91/94||Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (140), April 2002|
|Score: 92/94||James Suckling, Wine Spectator, March 2002|
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