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Chateau Leoville Poyferre 2eme Cru Classe St-Julien Cl 1999

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99 | FRANCE | Bordeaux

Chateau Leoville Poyferre:
In the reign of Louis XIII, in 1638, a certain Jean de Moytié, Counsellor of the Bordeaux parliament and a noble bourgeois of the town, owned a beautifully sloped gravelly vineyard near the River. This place, as was the tradition, was named after its owner and thus became the “Mont-Moytié.” Historically, the production of Mont-Moytié was among the first M&eac... Read more
In the reign of Louis XIII, in 1638, a certain Jean de Moytié, Counsellor of the Bordeaux parliament and a noble bourgeois of the town, owned a beautifully sloped gravelly vineyard near the River. This place, as was the tradition, was named after its owner and thus became the “Mont-Moytié.” Historically, the production of Mont-Moytié was among the first Médoc wines, along with the “Château de Margaux”, the “Tour de Saint-Lambert” or the “Château de La Fitte” in Pauillac and the “Château de Calon”, in Saint-Estèphe, which were all established before the period of civil war known as La Fronde (1648-1653.) These were the first estates to appear in the Médoc parishes, which were later to become commune appellations. Read less

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Snooth User: colinrchorley
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4.00 5
10/17/2010

Not bad but nopt amazing either. Had a burnt quality to it.


External Reviews for Chateau Leoville Poyferre 2eme Cru Classe St-Julien Cl

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/16/2011

A top-flight effort, Leoville-Poyferre's 1999 exhibits a dense black/purple color as well as super-rich black cherry and cassis fruit intermixed with minerals, toast, and vanillin. Fat in the mid-palate, with outstanding concentration, purity, and ba... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1999 Leoville-Poyferre 750ml



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