Château Léoville-Poyferré 2018 – Saint-Julien, 2ème Cru Classé

Château Léoville-Poyferré 2018 – Saint-Julien, 2ème Cru Classé

The nose is elegant, precise, racy and offers a beautiful power (full of delicacy) as well as deepness. It reveals notes of wild blackberry, violet and small notes of small pulpy red fruits associated with touches of small pulpy blue fruits, strawberry as well as touches of black tea, liquorice, cardamom, discreet hints of toasted, a subtle hint of Badiane (in the background) and pepper. The palate is fruity, mineral, elegant, racy, beautifully built and offers delicacy, precision, gourmandize as well as suavity, a fin fat, a beautiful finesse of the fat, power (in delicacy and control) and a lot of justness in its approach. On the palate this wine expresses notes of juicy/pulpy cassis, juicy blackberry and small notes of violet associated with touches of bright plum, crushed raspberry as well as touches of small crushed red berries, liquorice, lily, Badiane, a hint of cardamom, tonka bean and nutmeg. Good length. Tannins are elegant, precise and supple.

Note (Score): 18.25/20

Note (Score): 96-97/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 03/2021

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)

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