2009 Chateau Leoville Poyferre 2eme Cru Classe, Saint-Julien 1x75cl

2009 Chateau Leoville Poyferre 2eme Cru Classe, Saint-Julien 1x75cl

$290.00 Excl. GST
$316.10 Incl. GST
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COUNTRY
France
REGION
Bordeaux
VINTAGE
2009
PRODUCER
Chateau Leoville Poyferre
WINE TYPE
Red
AVAILABILITY
Immediate, 10 in stock, Duty Paid

Producer Profile

Area under vines: 80 hectares
Soils: Garonne gravel, clay and sand
Average age of the vines: 25 years
Production: 220,000 bottles a year
Ageing: in 80% new oak barrels for 18 to 20 months

Grape varieties:

  • Cabernet Sauvignon 62,5%
  • Merlot 25,5%
  • Petit Verdot 6%
  • Cabernet Franc 6%

Second wine:  Pavillon de Leoville Poyferre

Other wine: Chateau Moulin Riche

Learn more about Château Léoville Poyferré
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Tasting Notes

Vinous 97

The 2009 Leoville-Poyferre is a total pleasure bomb. Done in the more opulent style that was the norm then, the 2009 envelops the palate with plush dark fruit and soft contours. It is classic 2009. Our third flight is off with a bang. [Antonio Galloni, 17/02/2023]

Anticipated maturity: 2022-2049

JancisRobinson.com 17.5

60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 29% Merlot, 6% Petit Verdot, 5% Cabernet Franc. 18-20 months in French oak, 80% new. Malo in barrel. pH 3.69. Deep garnet with ruby rim. Cedar, cassis and spice dominate here on the nose – I thought it would smell riper than this but as it opens this side is revealed. Very Cabernet in its aroma even though there is quite a dollop of Petit Verdot that adds its own perfume. Smells generous and forthcoming. On the palate there are more tertiary flavours, a definite mature taste of undergrowth, unexpected freshness and a slight suggestion that the tannins are gaining ground on the fruit but currently showing finesse. This gives the impression of firm extraction in the dry, grainy finish but it s still clearly in balance for quite a bit longer in bottle. Rather leathery on the finish. (JH) [08/03/2021]

Anticipated maturity: 2019-2034

Robert Parker 98

Having retreated into its shell, the deep garnet colored 2009 Leoville Poyferre gives up slowly revealing notions of cigar boxes, pencil lead, charcoal, rose hip tea and fragrant earth with a core of preserved plums, creme de cassis, espresso and Indian spices. Full, rich, seductive and voluptuously fruited in the mouth, the palate features firm yet beautifully velvety tannins and seamless freshness, finishing very long and spicy. [Lisa Perrotti-Brown, 23/02/2019]

Anticipated maturity: 2022-2058

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