Chateau Leoville Poyferre 2012

Chateau Leoville Poyferre 2012
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Parker : 92+ / 100
Wine Spectator : 91 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Owned by the Cuvelier family since 1920, this property over the last 20 years has made some great wines in the Médoc. The 2012, a blend of 61% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot, 8% Petit Verdot and 4% Cabernet Franc, is opaque purple, thick-looking, and from bottle much more impressive than it was from barrel. This very extracted, rich, full-bodied, masculine Léoville Poyferré needs a good 5-8 years of bottle age and should evolve well for at least 20-25 years. Loads of blackberry and cassis, crushed rock and graphite notes are present in this medium to full-bodied, impressively concentrated and pure wine. Forget it for a while, as this is one of the bigger, richer Médocs.
BordeauxSaint-Julien
Alcohol
13

Grape varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Petit Verdot/Cabernet Franc

Dessert wine
No

Environment
Sustainable

J. Robinson
17,5

J. Suckling
92

R. Gabriel
17

Vinous - A. Galloni
94

Wine Spectator
91

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Medoc

Region
Bordeaux

Appellation
Saint-Julien

Color
Red

Producer
Chateau Leoville Poyferre

Classification
Second Growth

Parker
92+

Allergens
Contains sulfites