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Léoville Poyferré has 80 hectares of vineyards planted with Cabernet Sauvignon (65%), Merlot (25%), Petit Verdot (8%) and Cabernet Franc (2%).

Léoville Poyferré traditionally produced the softest and most supple wine of the 3 Léovilles, yet in the last decade the wines have definitely put on weight and body. This is largely due to the grapes being harvested riper and later and because of the increased exposure to new oak in the maturation process.

Now up with the best of the St-Juliens but still selling at non-scary prices. Léoville Poyferré is classified as a 2ème Cru Classé.

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2004 Poyferre opaque, concentrated, very intense, too young on color. ]Cigar box, very intense, big nose. Very dry, Dusty

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Saint Julien, Bordeaux

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 Bartholomew Broadbent / Wine Writer, Wine Importer (United States)  tasted  Château Léoville Poyferré 2004  ( Château Léoville Poyferré )

2004 Poyferre opaque, concentrated, very intense, too young on color. ]Cigar box, very intense, big nose. Very dry, Dusty

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