Château Léoville Poyferré 2018
The extraordinary equation
Extreme weather conditions wildly rocked the 2018 vintage between alternating periods of humidity and dryness.
At the heart of the emblematic graves of Saint-Julien, the vine was able to show us, once again, the magical effect of terroir.
From this extraordinary equation is born a vintage that sings harmoniously with elegance, complexity and balance.
Jeb Dunnuck 96-99
One of the gems in the vintage will be the 2018 Château Léoville-Poyferré, which is a powerful, incredibly sexy wine. In the same ballpark as the 2000, 2005, 2009, and 2010, its deep purple color is followed by a rich, opulent bouquet of sweet black and blue fruits, tobacco, and graphite.
James Suckling 97-98
This is so powerful and dense with amazing tannin quality that reminds me of dense clouds, because they are agile and light. Multilayered. Extremely long, too. Punchy! One of the best wines I have ever had from here.
62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot
Terraces of Mindel gravel, sandy-clay subsoil
20th September to 12th October