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Leoville Poyferre 2013

External Review by Great Wines Direct:

The second wine of Chateau Leoville Poyferre, a second classed growth in Saint Julien, is owned by the Cuvelier family and which is hallmarked for its balance, finesse and elegance. Vinification in stainless steel with temperature controlled systems. Ageing in one and two years old barrels for 18 months, fining with egg white. Grapes : Cabernet Sauvignon 62%, Merlot 28%, Petit Verdot 8%, Cabernet Franc 2% Region : France / Bordeaux / Saint Julien AOC Maker : Isabelle Lavin Notes : Beautifully crafted wine from this prestigious Chateau showing a lovely richly textured palate with coffee and chocolate nuances. ABV : 12.5% Suitable for Vegetarians

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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 Leoville Poyferre

External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
10/16/2012

The second wine of Chateau Leoville Poyferre, a second classed growth in Saint Julien, is owned by the Cuvelier family and which is hallmarked for its balance, finesse and elegance. Vinification in stainless steel with temperature controlled systems. Ageing in one and two years old barrels for 18 months, fining with egg white. Grapes : Cabernet Sauvignon 62%, Merlot 28%, Petit Verdot 8%, Cabernet Franc 2% Region : France / Bordeaux / Saint Julien AOC Maker : Isabelle Lavin Notes : Beautifully crafted wine from this prestigious Chateau showing a lovely richly textured palate with coffee and chocolate nuances. ABV : 12.5% Suitable for Vegetarians


External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
07/31/2016

Lovely richly textured palate with coffee and chocolate nuances.The second wine of Chateau Leoville Poyferre, a second classed growth in Saint Julien, is owned by the Cuvelier family and which is hallmarked for its balance, finesse and elegance.Vinification in stainless steel with temperature controlled systems. Ageing in one and two years old barrels for 18 months, fining with egg white.Grapes: 62% Cabernet Sauvignon , 28% Merlot, 8% Petit Verdot and 2% Cabernet FrancRegion: France / Bordeaux / Saint Julien AOCMaker: Isabelle LavinNotes: Beautifully crafted wine from this prestigious Chateau showing a lovely richly textured palate with coffee and chocolate nuances.Serve: At 16-18c with most red meatsABV: 12.5%Suitable for Vegetarians



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