1988 CHÂTEAU LEOVILLE POYFERRE 1988

Médoc - 2ème Cru Classé 
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85-89 / 100

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1988 CHÂTEAU LEOVILLE POYFERRE 1988

Médoc - 2ème Cru Classé 

Condition Good

Stock : 1 bottle
119,00 € tax incl. 99,17 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
89 / 100
Franck Dubourdieu
Franck Dubourdieu
(9-2007).
86 / 100
Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator
(11-1998).
A slightly green '88, with tobacco and fruit underneath. Full-bodied, with slightly tough tannins and a medium finish.
86 / 100
Jean-Marc Quarin
Jean-Marc Quarin
(7-2003).
Red. Bordeaux. Average intensity. Evoluée. Should be brighter. Net. Average intensity. Discrete. Leather. Cedar. Such. Bouquet of evolution. This wine has a less rich than 89, but it does not dry to changes in the mouth. By cons, behind him, he seems a little thin in the middle palate. Lacking normal length variation and complexity.
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Features
Vintage 1988
Rating 85-89
Classification Médoc - 2ème Cru Classé 
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Saint Julien
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Price From 100 € to 200 €
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Château Leoville Poyferre
Country France
Château informations
Leoville Poyferre
Leoville Poyferre
During the reign of Louis XIII in 1638, Master John Moytié, ennobled bourgeois Bordeaux and adviser to the Parliament of Bordeaux, had planted a vineyard on a mountain of graves near the river. This place earned the name "Mount Moytié" according to the use of time to designate a place by the name of its owner. Mount Moytié was part of the first historic growths of the Medoc, all born before the Fronde (1648-1653) like "Chateau Margaux", the "Tour de Saint-Lambert" or the "Chateau La Fitte" in Pauillac or the Castle Calon, in Saint-Estephe. The Médoc was giving birth to her first parish estates.This beautiful wine from the old Leoville estate north of St. Julien is one of the best terroirs of the appellation and surely the richest of the second growths. The 80 hectares planted with 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 8% Petit Verdot and 2% Cabernet Franc, give a deep, rich wine.  The Chateau Leoville Poyferre produces elegant wines, very fine, balanced and complex, intense color, and velvety texture, and is disposed to have a very good aging potential.

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