2010 Pavillon de Léoville Poyferré St Julien

Colour
Red
Producer
Château Léoville Poyferré
Region
St Julien, Red Bordeaux
Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc
Drinking
2016-2024
Case Size
6x150cl
Available Now
2010 Pavillon de Léoville Poyferré St Julien
Colour
Red
Producer
Château Léoville Poyferré
Region
St Julien, Red Bordeaux
Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc
Drinking
2016-2024
Case Size
6x150cl
Available Now

In Bond
Case price

£325.00 (Ex. VAT)

Qty
(1 in stock)

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Tasting Notes

Goedhuis, July 2013

The Pavillon de Poyferré 2010 has a deep vibrant opaque colour. Stunning rich wild bramble fruit aromas. This is a beautifully concentrated and balanced wine focusing on classic Médocain power, aided by a lovely velvet texture and remarkably silky tannins. Full of class and definition.

Producer

Château Léoville Poyferré

Similar to Pichon Longueville, the three Léovilles (Las Cases, Barton and Poyferré) were originallypart of the same estate - in fact, the largest in Bordeaux at the time of the revolution. In the early 1800s, the estate was divided into three distinct properties. Though it bears the same forename of its famous siblings, Poyferré is least known. Fortunately, this is changing. Through modernisation, exceptional vineyard management and meticulous winemaking, it is emerging as a star in its own right. Leoville Poyferre also produces the excellent Ch Moulin Riche.

Region

St Julien, Red Bordeaux

St Julien is like the middle child of the Médoc - not as assertive as Pauillac or as coquettish as Margaux. It lies firmly between the two more outspoken communes and as a result produces a blend of them both. St Julien's wines have often been sought out by aficionados for their balance and consistency, particularly in the UK. Yet due to its middle child nature, it can occasionally be overlooked globally and as a result underrated by those markets outside the UK. Despite the fact that it has no first growths, it has several second growths including Léoville Las Cases, Léoville Barton, Léoville Poyferré and Ducru Beaucaillou as well as the celebrated châteaux such as Talbot and Beychevelle.

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