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Chateau Leoville Poyferre 'Pavillon de Poyferre' Saint-Julien

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Wine Description

The wines of Château Léoville Poyferré are first distinguished by their considerable aromatic complexity ranging from red fruits, such as cherry, to mushroom for older vintages. Thanks to its terroir, Léoville Poyferré displays a magnificent balance between alcohol, acidity and tannins. The wine develops a sumptuous velvet quality in addition to plenty of elegance and finesse, altogether with a very great potential for aging.

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  • Decanter
    (2016 Vintage) Relatively closed right now, as are all the St-Juliens, this takes time to open in the glass but does so to reveal lots of northern Médoc character in the liquorice and brambly fruit puree, with touches of caramel and sweet cassis. It's hewn out of slate boulders with layers of tannin - a lovely construction that's deepened even further during ageing. 2% Cabernet Franc finishes the blend. Matured in 80% new oak. Michel Rolland consults. Drinking Window 2024 - 2040
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (2008 Vintage)
  • James Suckling
    (2008 Vintage)
  • Wine Spectator
    (2008 Vintage)
  • International Wine Cellar
    (2008 Vintage)