Medoc crus classes 2009
Château Léoville-Poyferré, St-Julien 2CC )
Decanter average score: 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: SB 18.5 AG 17.5 SS 17.5
Bold, brooding black cherry nose; smoky and cedary. Round, ripe, hedonistic and full-bodied. Very rich, suave and very concentrated. Needs time to lose the hard edges, but will be very good long term.
Price £137–£207 Widely available at leading Bordeaux merchants
Judges: Steven Brook, Alun Griffiths MW and Steven Spurrier