Château Prieurs de la Commanderie Pomerol 2016 (6 bottles)
92 Points (James Suckling) Clement Fayat set up his construction business in the 1950’s. Having grown it to the 4th largest in its sector (just behind Bouygues – owners of Chateau Montrose) he decided to follow his passion and began to invest in properties in Bordeaux. A lover of Pomerol, he purchased Prieurs de la Commanderie in 1984 and has begun to achieve the potential quality that rough diamond always promised. Dusty garnet colour. Aromas and flavours of mocha, toasty pistachio, and berry tart with a supple, bright, medium-to-full body and a seamless, captivating, medium-long finish that shows suggestions of chocolate cherries and orange peel, cocoa powder, vanilla nuts, delicate spices and cedar with silky soft, dusty tannins and light oak flavour. A supple and sensational Pomerol that entices for another sip.
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Dusty garnet colour. Aromas and flavours of mocha, toasty pistachio, and berry tart with a supple, bright, medium-to-full body and a seamless, captivating, medium-long finish that shows suggestions of chocolate cherries and orange peel, cocoa powder, vanilla nuts, delicate spices and cedar with silky soft, dusty tannins and light oak flavour. A supple and rewarding Pomerol that entices for another sip.
About the Producer
Château Prieurs de la Commanderie is a minute 750 case production from the stable of Château Fayat. This property is owned by one of the most prosperous and renowned families in France. Having made their fortune in the construction industry, they have now invested millions in their portfolio of Chateaux La Dominique (Saint Emilion Grand Cru Classé), Fayat (Pomerol), and Clément Pichon (Haut Médoc). Situated on the fresh gravel soils and burying into a deep subsoil of the clay that gives Pomerol its inimitable style, Prieurs de la Commanderie is a wine to be discovered in recent vintages. Jean Luc Thunevin, a close friend of Clément Fayat has exploited a partnership upon one of the other Fayat properties, and his influence and expertise in their winemaking has been said to be immeasurable.
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