Château Léoville Poyferré

Château Léoville Barton

Saint-Julien Red Bordeaux Blend 2005

2005 vintage. Just puttering along…tea, coffee grounds, ripe cherry…don’t see this getting any better but should be able to hold current course for quite some time. Light/light-medium body and speed bump free with a nice smoky, graphite nose. — 6 days ago

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Château Léoville-Las Cases

Grand Vin de Leoville du Marquis de las Cases Saint-Julien Cabernet sauvignon 2005

Sorry to say I turned 60 a couple of weeks ago. My daughters came in to celebrate this past weekend and we wanted to drink some good wine. What a trio: ‘12 Cade Reserve, ‘13 Cardinale, and ‘05 Leoville Las Cases. Ironically, I am going to score all 3 of these as 97+. They were really a treat. The Las Cases was decanted for 5 hours and it was clear that we were about 7 years too early. It’s a terrific wine and at at age ~25 it will be absolutely stunning. Already has balance and harmony. Can’t wait until I am about 67 so that I can revisit the remaking 11 bottles! — 4 months ago

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Great bottles with family. Nothing better… Congratulations on your 60th
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Congrats, fine description

Château Léoville-Las Cases

Grand Vin de Leoville du Marquis de las Cases Saint-Julien Red Bordeaux Blend 1981

Very nicely aged. Beautiful brown-ish aged rim. Lovely nose which still included some freshness even after all these years. Really lovely aged St Jules — 21 days ago

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Château Léoville Poyferré

Pavillon de Léoville Poyferré Saint Julien Red Bordeaux Blend 2015

5/2021. Good fruit. Nice on the palate. Smooth finish. Paired well with the duck at Mr. Friendly’s. — 2 months ago

Château Moulin Riche

Saint Julien Red Bordeaux Blend 2005

Certainly not refined, but this 2005 Ch. Moulin Riche (at the time branded as the second wine of Léoville-Poyferré) is an earthy, gutsy Saint-Julien from a superb vintage that carries its sixteen years of age with aplomb, even from half bottle. Almost no bricking, the colour is a vibrant mid ruby.

Very funky on the nose (a little brett, I think), even with two hours of air, there’s a spicy core of cassis, blackberry, plum, cedar, even cinnamon, which is all contained within a rich palate and a framework full of tannin and energy. The finish is long, vibrant, and mouthwatering. I must say I really respect this wine. I would expect it to continue to age well.
— 5 months ago

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Château Léoville-Las Cases

Clos du Marquis Saint-Julien Red Bordeaux Blend 2011

It’s all there. Lots of tannin but well integrated Drinking well. — a month ago

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Château Citran

Haut-Médoc Red Bordeaux Blend 2000

Very good 2000 cru bourgeois. Aged v. Well. Compared to Leoville Poyferré just slightly less fruit but lot if body. Great buy if you can find it! — 6 months ago

Château Ducru-Beaucaillou

Saint-Julien Red Bordeaux Blend 2010

Delectable Wine
9.6

The 2010 Ducru-Beaucaillou has a seriously fine bouquet with plenty of black fruit, cedar and hints of camphor that blossom from the glass. So much vigour and intensity here, yet it remains beautifully delineated and focused. The palate is medium-bodied with fine grain, supple tannins. There is a fine bead of acidity, fresh and focused, one of the most pliant Saint-Julien crus in this flight with a supple finish that belies that structure underneath. It reminds me of Léoville Poyferré. Superb. Tasted blind at Farr Vintners 10-Year On Bordeaux horizontal. (Neal Martin, Vinous, April 2020)
— a year ago

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