Château Léoville Poyferré

Saint Julien Red Bordeaux Blend

9.585 ratings
9.415 pro ratings
St. Julien, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Red Bordeaux Blend
Chili & Hot Spicy, Potato, White Rice, Mushrooms, Pasta, Pork, Salami & Prosciutto, Pungent Cheese, Lamb, Tomato-Based, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Beef, Hard Cheese, Venison
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Martin G Rivard

Parker rated 100 & I agree. It's right up his alley. Big, lush with a richness that I haven't seen in other vintages. A fabulous nose and extraordinarily long finish. Minute++. The only reason that I did not give it a 10 is its youth. It will definitely evolve over the next 10 years. I am so happy to have uncorked this now to see where it is in its evolution. Stunning., simply stunning. 💯🍷🍷💯.

Highly recommend it!

Parker rated 100 & I agree. It's right up his alley. Big, lush with a richness that I haven't seen in other vintages. A fabulous nose and extraordinarily long finish. Minute++. The only reason that I did not give it a 10 is its youth. It will definitely evolve over the next 10 years. I am so happy to have uncorked this now to see where it is in its evolution. Stunning., simply stunning. 💯🍷🍷💯.

Highly recommend it!

Nov 18th, 2016
Daron Watson

a ridiculous amount of layers that go on forever! 💥 #matteroftaste

a ridiculous amount of layers that go on forever! 💥 #matteroftaste

Feb 22nd, 2016
Cathy Corison

Owner/Winemaker Corison Winery

9.0

Tasting 2009 clarets with tasting group last night. No one guessed claret for any of them. Very little fruit in any, rustic, on the boozy side. This was my favorite. V. dark, smoke, forest floor, garrigue. Opened with air.

Tasting 2009 clarets with tasting group last night. No one guessed claret for any of them. Very little fruit in any, rustic, on the boozy side. This was my favorite. V. dark, smoke, forest floor, garrigue. Opened with air.

Jan 11th, 2016
GaYoung Kim

Graileys Fine Wines. Sommelier. Broker

9.2

Too young. Can't wait to give it a go after more time in bottle

Too young. Can't wait to give it a go after more time in bottle

Sep 23rd, 2014
Daron Watson

Been 2.5 years since I last tasted and was BLOWN AWAY by its multitude of offerings ~ this BEHEMOTH is harder to discern now ~ it delivers a BIG blow but with blinders on ~ and after 4 hours it shuts down ~ hold off pulling corks for a while!
Note: tasted 3 bottles all showing like this

Been 2.5 years since I last tasted and was BLOWN AWAY by its multitude of offerings ~ this BEHEMOTH is harder to discern now ~ it delivers a BIG blow but with blinders on ~ and after 4 hours it shuts down ~ hold off pulling corks for a while!
Note: tasted 3 bottles all showing like this

Oct 31st, 2018
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Apr 13th, 2017
Jordan Franceschini

If you like big huge dark extracted CA wine you will very much like this Frenchie.

If you like big huge dark extracted CA wine you will very much like this Frenchie.

Jun 21st, 2020
John A
9.5

Wow. So many layers and still a baby. Will be sitting on the remaining bottles.

Wow. So many layers and still a baby. Will be sitting on the remaining bottles.

May 19th, 2020
Eric Casias

Wow. This guy is singing. Happy bday Yong!

Wow. This guy is singing. Happy bday Yong!

May 24th, 2019
Christophe Aebi

Love this wine, smooth and long, great St Julien in a stellar vintage.

Love this wine, smooth and long, great St Julien in a stellar vintage.

Sep 1st, 2018