Chateau Leoville Poyferre Saint Julien Deuxieme Cru – 2008

  • ready 2015 - 2029
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  •  France > Bordeaux > Médoc > Saint-Julien

Wine Information

Region

France > Bordeaux > Médoc > Saint-Julien

Producer

Chateau Leoville Poyferre

Type

Red

Grape

Bordeaux Red Blend

Advice

ready

Vineyard

Chateau Leoville Poyferre

Producer

Chateau Leoville Poyferre

Appellation

Saint-Julien

Designation

AOP

Classification

Deuxieme Cru

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Tasting notes

Vinous
Tasted: 02/01/2018
Drink: 2018-2040
Author: Neal Martin


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Robert Parker
Tasted: 01/05/2011
Drink: 2013-2028


One of the finest over-achieving efforts in this vintage as well as a "best buy" for a top-flight St.-Julien, this 2008 is an irresistible success. It reveals an opaque ruby/purple color, lots of unctuosity and a boatload of sweet cassis and black cherry fruit intertwined with notions of licorice, smoke and oak. Full-bodied, remarkably concentrated and stunningly pure and textured, this sensational wine is already drinking well, and will be even better with 2-3 years of cellaring. It should last for 20-25 years. Bravo!


Robert Parker
Tasted: 01/04/2009
Drink: 2014-2044


This powerful, dense, full-bodied 2008 is still backward and unevolved, but it possesses a dense purple color as well as sweet aromas of creme de cassis, vanillin, crushed rocks, and flowers. With high but ripe tannin and a long finish, this wine will benefit from 5-8 years of cellaring, and should keep for three decades thereafter.



JancisRobinson.com
Tasted: 19/01/2012
Drink: 2017-2030


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Profile

Area under vines: 80 hectares
Soils: Garonne gravel, clay and sand
Average age of the vines: 25 years
Production: 220,000 bottles a year
Ageing: in 80% new oak barrels for 18 to 20 months
Grape varieties:

  • Cabernet Sauvignon 62,5%
  • Merlot 25,5%
  • Petit Verdot 6%
  • Cabernet Franc 6%
Second wine:  Pavillon de Leoville Poyferre


Other wine: Chateau Moulin Riche


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Contact details

Name

Chateau Leoville Poyferre

Address

Château Léoville Poyferré, Le Bourg, Saint-Julien-Beychevelle, France

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Château Léoville Poyferré, Le Bourg, Saint-Julien-Beychevelle, France
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Case size Tax status bid offer Recent
12x75cl DP £ 630
12x75cl IB £ 615 £ 586
6x150cl IB £ 490
6x75cl IB £ 265

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