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Leoville Poyferre 2011

Chateau Leoville Poyferre

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This property, which has been on a qualitative tear over the last generation, has produced one of the most successful wines of 2011. A blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and the rest Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc, 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. The result is one of the stars of the vintage.

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€ 650

 October 2015

Chateau Leoville Poyferre

hateau Leoville Poyferre is a prestigious winery based in Bordeaux, France, located in the Saint Julien Appellation. It is classified as Second Growth, along with 14 other wines, as set in the Bordeaux Wine Official Classification of 1855.

The Chateau Leoville Poyferre used to be part of a larger estate alongside Leoville Barton and Leoville Las Cases, until 1840 when Leoville Poyferre gained independence as its own chateau. A relatively small plot of land, the vineyards measure just over 80 hectares, with an annual output of around 20,000 cases.

20,000 cases

Second Growth

Saint Julien/Left Bank

80 hectares

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