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The Chateau Lafleur 2001 (left) is a soft, full-bodied wine, packed with fruit. It is still an adolescent, just starting to open up. The Beaune 1er cru Clos des Mouches 2002 (right) has a refined, lightly sweet, lemony flavour and bright freshness.
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The Chateau Lafleur 2001 (left) is a soft, full-bodied wine, packed with fruit. It is still an adolescent, just starting to open up. The Beaune 1er cru Clos des Mouches 2002 (right) has a refined, lightly sweet, lemony flavour and bright freshness.
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Ranked 3rd among Bordeaux, but so glorious

Chateau Lafleur 2001 will need another 4 to 5 years to be at its best, but one needn't wait that long.
Mar 20, 2015 5:50 AM

ASK any Bordeaux wine lover which are the best (and naturally, the most expensive) Pomerols and almost instantly, the answer will be Le Pin. Second? Petrus.

Both right. But there are those who keep their counsel because they know that while Lafleur is not in the top two, it is expensive