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Château Léoville-Poyfer Saint-Julien 2ème Grand Cru Classé
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Wine Description

(From 2011 Vintage) It is broad, rich, medium to full-bodied and dense. It boasts an inky/purple color as well as lots of concentration, silky tannins, and a bigger, richer mouthfeel than any of its St.-Julien peers.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1995 Vintage) A wonderful vineyard site and high proportion of old vines give this Château much potential. Increasingly richer and more complex, Léoville Poyferré is one of the rising stars in Saint Julien.

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    RP 90

    over 1 year
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    One Of my all time faves

    over 2 years
Expert Reviews
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