1982 Leoville Poyferre - 750 ml

95
RP
$425.00
Availability: In stock
Product ID
11445-750-AI
There is no question that Leoville Poyferre was not making wines at the level of quality they have since 1990. That said, the 1982 is a great wine, no doubt because of the vintage rather than the winemaking at that time. A brilliant effort, it boasts a dense purple color as well as a sweet, flowery bouquet revealing plenty of creme de cassis, plum, and cherry notes, stunning concentration, a boatload of power, sweet tannins (the sweetest and easiest to taste among the St.-Juliens), and a long finish. Although close to full maturity, it has at least 20-25 years of life remaining.Robert Parker
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Description There is no question that Leoville Poyferre was not making wines at the level of quality they have since 1990. That said, the 1982 is a great wine, no doubt because of the vintage rather than the winemaking at that time. A brilliant effort, it boasts a dense purple color as well as a sweet, flowery bouquet revealing plenty of creme de cassis, plum, and cherry notes, stunning concentration, a boatload of power, sweet tannins (the sweetest and easiest to taste among the St.-Juliens), and a long finish. Although close to full maturity, it has at least 20-25 years of life remaining.Robert Parker
Product ID 11445-750-AI
Availability In Stock
Vintage 1982
Format 750 ml
Color Red
Country France
Producer Leoville Poyferre
Rating 95 RP
Region Bordeaux
Type of Wine Bordeaux Red
OWC No
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
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