Château Léoville-Poyfer Saint-Julien 2ème Grand Cru Classé
102 Ratings
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102 Ratings
Château Léoville-Poyfer Saint-Julien 2ème Grand Cru Classé

Wine Details

Wine Description

(From 2010 Vintage) Full-bodied, dense purple in color, with floral notes intermixed with blackberries, cassis, graphite and spring flowers, this full-bodied, legendary effort is long and opulent, with wonderfully abundant yet sweet tannin, a skyscraper-like mid-palate and a thrilling, nearly one-minute finish.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2006 Vintage) Deep ruby-red. Plum, currant and sexy cedary oak on the nose. At once sweet and vinous, with juicy acidity giving lift to the flavors of currant, licorice and minerals. Finishes firm and long, with a ...

Expert Reviews
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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    Another wine from St. Julien that caught our attention, this one is deep, ripe, curranty and full of Cabernet flavor. We also like Chateau Branaire-Ducru and Chateau Talbot from the same commune. The Cabernet based wines from the communes north of Bordeaux seemed to have fared extremely well. This wine and Branaire-Ducru rate 90 points and up while the Talbot should be a reasonable value, if its price does not escalate, in the 88-90 point range
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/06