Château Léoville Poyferré 2012 – Saint-Julien, Grand Cru Classé

Château Léoville Poyferré 2012 – Saint-Julien, Grand Cru Classé

The nose is fruity, fine, nicely powerful (precisely well-balanced). It reveals notes of Boysenberry and cassis associated with slight hints of red fruit, pepper, discreet woody hints as well as a hint of coffee, spices and a nice hint of licorice. The palate is fruity, mineral, racy, suave, round and offers a nice freshness, a nice mineral frame, a good volume, tension and a nice fat. In the mouth this wine expresses notes of crushed blackberry and fleshy raspberry associated with fine notes of strawberry, cherry as well as hints of toasted oak and a discreet hint of mocha. Tannins are fine, elegant, structuring and slightly firm. Good length. There is a slight hint of dark chocolate and a very discreet hint of flowers on the persistence.

Note (Score): 17.5+/20

Note (Score): 95-96/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 2017/01

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)


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