chateau leoville poyferre 2eme cru classe, saint-julien 2018

chateau leoville poyferre 2eme cru classe, saint-julien 2018
ROBERT PARKER'S WINE ADVOCATE
96

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  • ROBERT PARKER'S WINE ADVOCATE
    96
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

    Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2018 Léoville Poyferré begins sporting a veil of cedar, opening out to reveal profound notions of crème de cassis, warm kirsch, Black Forest cake and Indian spices plus hints of chargrilled meats and Sichuan pepper. Full-bodied and built like a brick house, the taut, muscular black fruit has a solid frame of firm, ripe tannins and seamless freshness, finishing long with loads of savory nuances. Aging is anticipated to be for 18 months in barriques, 80% new. The current blend is 64% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot and 3% Cabernet Franc.

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