La Fleur Petrus 1990
Tasting Notes La Fleur Petrus 1990
Tasted in Tokyo at Michael Broadbent's seminar. Tawny rim, lacks some depth in colour. The nose is very sweet and plummy with hints of tea. The palate is well-knit with vibrant acidity and notes of mocha. Not a huge wine but lovely and smooth. It lacks a bit of focus and vigour. Silky but not much grip. Drink now. Tasted April 2004.
Fully mature, with a very complex nose of roasted coffee, mocha, cedar, and Provencal herbs, all backed up by some sweet cherry fruit, this medium-bodied, relatively elegant, soft, very accessible wine is already showing considerable amber to its garnet color. The finish also begins to fall off a bit, but the complexity and delicious attack make for a very satisfying drink. Anticipated maturity: Now-2006. Last tasted, 3/02.