2007 La Violette

La Violette

91Average Score
flagBordeaux / France

The first vintage from new proprietor Catherine Pere Verge, the 2007 La Violette is a 100% Merlot made from yields of 20 hectoliters per hectare. Aromas of violets, blueberries, raspberries, and lavender emerge from this perfumed wine. It is not the biggest Pomerol in 2007 (Clinet and Le Gay qualify for that prize), but it is ethereal in its finesse, purity, intensity, and layered mouthfeel. Luscious and delicate with admirable intensity, this beauty comes from a very special terroir. Sadly, production is so tiny, few consumers will ever get a chance to taste it. The 2007 should drink well for 10-15 years. Apr 2010, www.robertparker.com

Robert Parker    Score: 91/100

Bts-0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace£127.00
Mags-0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace£251.00
3L-0 Immediate | 4 Marketplace£512.00
6L-0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace£1,048.00
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