Lafleur 1989

Cult Wines Price: £840.00 / 1x75cl
Chateau Lafleur, Lafleur, 1989

Tasting Notes Lafleur 1989

98

Tasted from an ex-chateau bottle at the Lafleur vertical dinner at Attersee in Austria. The Lafleur 1989 still has a very deep colour. Comparing it directly against the 1988, the aromatics are immediately much more complex, initially broody and biding its time and then unfurling to reveal sous-bois, cepes, sandalwood, black truffles and beef stock. The palate is tannic and assertive having lost none of its intensity over the passing years. There is just enormous weight and dimension, a juggernaut of a Pomerol. This bottle shows hints of dried blood, green tea and dried blood. It fans out wonderfully on the finish

Neal Martin
Wine Journal Sep 2013
95

The 1989 Lafleur, tasted side by side with the 1990 on two occasions in 2002, plays it closer to the vest. The wine needs far more coaxing to produce the licorice, black cherry liqueur, earth, and truffle notes from the nose. In the mouth, the wine is full-bodied, tannic, backward, and very tightly knit, with mouth-searing levels of tannin and extremely high extract. The tannins are firmer, the fruit seemingly less sweet, but still extremely ripe, and the evolutionary process is far slower in the 1989 than the 1990. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2045. Last tasted, 8/02.

Robert Parker Jr
Bordeaux Book, 4th Edition Jan 2003

Lafleur Pricing

Wine Vintage Producer Market price Unit size
Lafleur 2017 Chateau Lafleur £8,000.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 2016 Chateau Lafleur £9,800.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 2015 Chateau Lafleur £12,600.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 2014 Chateau Lafleur £5,200.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 2013 Chateau Lafleur £2,790.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 2012 Chateau Lafleur £3,900.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 2011 Chateau Lafleur £3,000.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 2010 Chateau Lafleur £13,600.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 2009 Chateau Lafleur £12,200.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 2008 Chateau Lafleur £4,800.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 2007 Chateau Lafleur £3,200.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 2006 Chateau Lafleur £3,800.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 2005 Chateau Lafleur £14,000.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 2004 Chateau Lafleur £3,300.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 2003 Chateau Lafleur £4,150.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 2002 Chateau Lafleur £2,730.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 2001 Chateau Lafleur £5,400.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 2000 Chateau Lafleur £16,000.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 1999 Chateau Lafleur £3,500.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 1998 Chateau Lafleur £5,100.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 1998 Chateau Lafleur £375.00 1x75cl
Lafleur 1997 Chateau Lafleur £3,000.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 1996 Chateau Lafleur £3,000.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 1996 Chateau Lafleur £275.00 1x75cl
Lafleur 1995 Chateau Lafleur £7,500.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 1995 Chateau Lafleur £410.00 1x75cl
Lafleur 1990 Chateau Lafleur £11,940.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 1989 Chateau Lafleur £9,576.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 1989 Chateau Lafleur £840.00 1x75cl
Lafleur 1986 Chateau Lafleur £6,240.00 12x75cl
Lafleur 1982 Chateau Lafleur £42,024.00 12x75cl