2016 La Patache, Pomerol (Pre-Arrival)

SKU #1302043 93-94 points James Suckling

 Velvety and rich with lots of blackberry and blueberry character plus hints of walnuts. Full and velvety. Long and intense. Same as 2015!  (4/2017)

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Staff Image By: Clyde Beffa Jr. | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 4/24/2017 | Send Email
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A Peter Kwok wine, this Pomerol is delicious. Very round and supple on the palate while still very concentrated on the back palate. Lovely value of the vintage!
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Staff Image By: Jeff Garneau | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 4/22/2017 | Send Email
From a total of 3.18 hectares spread over nine plots west and north of the main plateau of Pomerol on clay and fine gravel soils. Six parcels around the Chateau itself near Chateau Rouget, Clinet and Latour à Pomerol, and an additional three near Chateau Montviel and Clos René. The 2016 vintage is a blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc. Very sweet fruit, ripe and richly textured. A full-bodied effort, at the higher end for the vintage at 14.5% alc. 30% new oak adds a bit of spice. Fine tannins frame the finish. Terrific value.

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Varietal:

Merlot

- A very popular red grape variety found in the great wines of St. Emilion and Pomerol. It is the most planted variety in Bordeaux, and it has also become an extremely fashionable red in many regions including California. Although it has a reputation to be smooth, and easy to drink when young, Merlot is also capable of producing extremely intense wines as well. It is often used as a blending agent with Cabernet Sauvignon.
Country:

France

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Sub-Region:

Bordeaux

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Specific Appellation:

Pomerol