2011 - Ch Moulin Riche St Julien
06B1MRIC _ 2011 - Ch Moulin Riche St Julien - 12x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Château Léoville Poyferré
Region
St Julien
Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot / Petit Verdot
Drinking
2017 - 2028
Case size
12x75cl
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2011 CH MOULIN RICHE ST JULIEN - 12x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Château Léoville Poyferré
Region
St Julien
Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot / Petit Verdot
Drinking
2017 - 2028
Case size
12x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £440.14 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, April 2012,
    Score: 87-89

    With almost 40% of merlot in this blend, this is a very accessible style of wine. The compact cabernet berries are uplifted by a generosity of fruit provided by the merlot. A very appealing wine with a gentle sweetness of fruit on the finish.

  • JS

    James Suckling, April 2012,
    Score: 85-86

    Bit lean with currants and dark chocolate aromas and flavors. Slightly tough tannins. 58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 37% Merlot, and 5% Petit Verdot.

  • WS

    Wine Spectator, April 2012,
    Score: 88-91

    Round and supple, with ripe, generous plum and blackberry fruit framed by tobacco and cocoa. Just enough tarry grip to keep it honest.

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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

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.