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Château Léoville Poyferré Red Bordeaux Blend St. Julien 1986

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86 | FRANCE | Bordeaux

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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

External Reviews for Château Léoville Poyferré Red Bordeaux Blend St. Julien

External Review
Source: SoDivin
07/10/2009

2me Cru ClassŽ


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/08/2009

Lean and firm with ample tannins for aging and complex cedar, currant and s picy flavors that are young and undeveloped. Lacking depth and concentratio n for greatness. Best after 1993. Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1986 Leoville-Poyferre 750ml


External Review
Source: SoDivin
05/06/2009

2ème Cru Classé



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