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Château La Fleur Peyrabon 2013, Pauillac Cru Bourgeois
Château La Fleur Peyrabon 2013, Pauillac Cru Bourgeois
Château La Fleur Peyrabon 2013, Pauillac Cru Bourgeois
Château La Fleur Peyrabon 2013, Pauillac Cru Bourgeois

Château La Fleur Peyrabon 2013, Pauillac Cru Bourgeois

The perfect introduction to the majesty of Pauillac

From the western tip of Pauillac this is a most approachable expression with little need for extensive ageing. Subtle smoky-oak notes with rich fruit character give this wine excellent depth of flavour and finish. Enjoy now to 2025.

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Wine at a glance

Colour glass of Red
Medium to Full Bodied
  • Bin no: 497075
  • Size: 75cl
  • Alc Vol: 12.50 %vol
  • Vintage: 2013
  • Closure: Cork
  • Grape: 0
  • Region: Bordeaux , France
  • Special Features: -
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Buyer's Notes

Tasting note

Winemaker Xavier Michelet looked to achieve depth of flavour and firm structure out of 2013 and the solid, broad tannins indicate his success in this. This elegant wine has a great depth of flavour with rich cassis and tobacco fruit and subtle smoky, oak notes.

Varietal mix: 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot.

Château profile

Located on 7 hectares of land in the Pauillac appellation (the remaining 50 hectares of the estate are in Haut-Medoc), Château La Fleur Peyrabon produces fleshy, ample wines with delicate undertones.

Situated in the Haut Medoc Château La Fleur Peyrabon is an unusual château in that its 40 hectares of vineyards are divided between the appellations of Haut Medoc and Pauillac. It was bought by the Bordeaux merchant Patrick Bernard in 1998 and since then Peyrabon has benefited from serious investment to improve its quality. The recent results show how far the quality has risen under the guiding hand of winemaker Xavier Michelet. Grown on excellent gravelly terroir the wine is now of top Cru Bourgeois standard and exhibits a distinct touch of class.

What is En Primeur?

Buying wine En Primeur or 'in the barrel' is an excellent way of securing some of the best wines of this year's vintage. From the top Crus to smaller, excellent value producers, the Waitrose Bordeaux En Primeur selection offers a superb range at all price points and is a great opportunity to invest in fine wines from this prestigious region.

Buying En Primeur from Waitrose is a simple and secure way to add some interesting wines to your cellar whilst offering a unique taste of this fascinating vintage.

Waitrose En Primeur prices are based on 6 bottles and exclude VAT and Duty, but include shipping from Bordeaux straight to your door (within mainland UK).

Find out more about buying En Primeur through us, as well as a detailed report of the vintage >

What happens next?

At the end of the En Primeur sales period (Summer 2014) you will receive a certificate of purchase from Waitrose Cellar. We will also bill you at the same time your certificate is sent. Your wine will be maturing in the barrel in Bordeaux for a further 2-3 years until it is bottled and released by the Château. When it is ready for shipment in Summer 2016 we will contact you to ask if you would like to take delivery or arrange longer term storage. If you choose delivery, then we will request payment of the duty and VAT applicable at the prevailing rate prior to delivery. If you prefer storage, professional cellarage under bond can be arranged with our fine wine storage partner Vinothèque at a competitive rate.

If you would like to chat through the selection or are looking for advice on how to buy En Primeur, please contact our wine specialists who will be happy to help. Call them on 01344 825523 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday, or email enprimeur@waitrosecellar.com