Enclos de Viaud Lalande de Pomerol 2016
92 Points International Wine Report. Situated on the banks of the Barbanne river which separates Lalande from Pomerol, this is some of the finest terroir and one of the best performing properties in the appellation. This medium-bodied red displays a fantastic structure with lovey fine tannins that provide plenty of structural backbone. A supple, sensual red Bordeaux with instant appeal and a long path of pleasure ahead.
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About the Producer
Enclos de Viaud is located on the Lalande bank of the Barbanne river in the lieu-dit Viaudet Maréchaude. Enclos de Viaud consists of 2,48 hectares split into two parcels. Merlot is the dominant variety, and the vineyard and soils are managed plot by plot.
Winemaker Jerome Aguirre uses a blend of oak, cement and stainless steel tanks for vinification and ageing in order to bring the best of each element to the wine. Situated on the banks of the Barbanne river which separates Lalande from Pomerol, this is some of the finest terroir and one of the best performing properties in the appellation.
92 Points International Wine Report
The 2016 Enclos de Viaud begins with inviting aromas of cherries, blackberries, exotic spices, cedar, tobacco, wet stones and hints of spring florals which all slowly begin to take shape. This medium-bodied red displays a fantastic structure, with lovey fine tannins, that provide plenty of structural backbone. Flavors of fresh cherries, red fruits and spices continue to leave an impression as this heads into the long finish. This is a beautifully made wine, however it will require some additional bottle age before it begins to show its best stuff.
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