2023 Leoville-Poyferre Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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JA 98 JD 97 JL 97 VN 97 DC 96 JS 96 WA 95 TWI 95
JA 98

janeanson.com, April 2024

Brilliant Poyferré, deep ruby colour, setting the scene for ink, campfire, espresso, mint, cassis and damson. Concentrated but with a delicious balance, this feels effortless and is truly a wine for Bordeaux lovers to...
JD 97

jebdunnuck.com, May 2024

(JD 95-97 points) As to the Grand Vin 2023 Château Léoville Poyferré, it's similarly purple-hued and has a perfumed, upfront profile in its red and black fruits as well as notes of graphite, spicy wood, and spring...
JL 97

TheWineCellarInsider.com, April 2024

(JL 95-97 points) Flowers, cherry pipe tobacco, herbs, currants, black raspberries, licorice, and smoke open the perfume. On the palate, the wine is silky, vibrant, rich, and refined. There is freshness, with ample...
VN 97

Vinous, April 2024

(VN 95-97 points) The 2023 Léoville-Poyferré was picked from September 14 until October 5 at 52.78hL/ha and aged in slightly less new oak than usual, simply because of the large volume. In fact, some of the lots...
DC 96

Decanter, April 2024

Bramble fruit tones on the nose with some floral elements of peony, violet and rose. Smells rich and ripe and quite opulent. Smooth and agile, a lovely energy straight away with bright, almost high-toned fruit, the...
JS 96

jamessuckling.com, April 2024

(JS 95-96 points) This is already very pretty and polished with plenty of currant and plum character. Medium- to full-bodied with creamy, round tannins and a juicy finish. Caressing. Very refined.
WA 95

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2024

(WA 93-95 points) Aromas of cassis, plums, pencil shavings and toasty new oak introduce the 2023 Léoville Poyferré, a medium to full-bodied, rich and chunky wine with a deep core of succulent fruit framed by sweet...
TWI 95

The Wine Independent, May 2024

(TWI 93-95+ points) The 2023 Leoville Poyferre is deep garnet-purple in color. Notes of cedar chest and cracked black pepper open out to a core of juicy plums and fresh blackcurrants followed by hints of Provence herbs...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region St Julien
Vintage 2023
Size 750ML
Closure Cork

With origins dating back to 1638, Saint Julien's expansive Leoville estate was the largest vineyard in all the Medoc at the time of the French Revolution. After various successions and changes, the estate was eventually divided into the three Leoville properties we know today: Leoville-Las-Cases, Leoville-Barton, and Leoville-Poyferre, established in 1840. The outstanding quality of Leoville Poyferre wines gained early recognition when it was ranked second growth in the 1855 Classification.

The various divisions throughout the history of the estate have split the vineyards of Leoville-Poyferre into five large areas. They include all the main types of gravely, well-drained soils present in Saint Julien and a balanced environment for the vines. This diversity contributes to the wines magnitude and complexity.

Chateau Leoville-Poyferre was most recently acquired in 1920 by the Cuvelier family. Didier Cuvelier has presided over the destiny of this gem since 1979. Chateau Moulin-Riche (from a specific terroir) and Pavillon de Leoville-Poyferre (from younger plots of vines) are also produced at the estate.

Chateau Leoville-Poyferre is elegant, finely balanced and complex with intense color, velvety texture and excellent aging potential.

The 2023 Leoville-Poyferre Bordeaux Blend from the St Julien sub-region of Bordeaux, France, has garnered widespread acclaim from several prominent wine reviewers. This red wine, produced by Leoville-Poyferre, showcases a deep garnet-purple color and is closed with a traditional cork.

James Suckling, from jamessuckling.com, awarded the wine an impressive score of 96 points, describing it as "very pretty and polished" with "plenty of currant and plum character." He noted its medium- to full-bodied nature, creamy, round tannins, and a "juicy finish," ultimately calling it "very refined."

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, represented by William Kelley, rated the wine at 95 points. Kelley highlighted its aromas of cassis, plums, pencil shavings, and toasty new oak, describing it as "rich and chunky" with a deep core of succulent fruit. He praised the wine's sweet, generously extracted tannins and mentioned that it is the "creamiest, most 'modern'-styled of the three Léovilles."

Neal Martin of Vinous gave a stellar 97 points, emphasizing the wine's "intense bouquet" with notes of black cherries and iodine, which become more floral with aeration. He pointed out its medium body, pliant tannins, and "dense and multi-tiered mid-palate," stating that it has "blood orange and light graphite notes" and is "perhaps the most opulent of the three Léovilles."

Jane Anson rated the wine highest at 98 points, lauding its deep ruby color and flavors of "ink, campfire, espresso, mint, cassis, and damson." She called it "effortless" and a "wine for Bordeaux lovers to seek out," noting its 80% new oak aging and the significant yield, the largest since 2004.

Jeff Leve from TheWineCellarInsider.com also gave it 97 points, describing a perfume of "flowers, cherry pipe tobacco, herbs, currants, black raspberries, licorice, and smoke." He praised its "silky, vibrant, rich, and refined" palate and its "fresh, almost vivacious" finish with well-integrated oak.

Jeb Dunnuck matched this score, highlighting its "purple-hued" appearance and "perfumed, upfront profile" with "notes of graphite, spicy wood, and spring flowers." He described it as "quintessential Saint-Julien" with "gorgeous tannins" and a "great finish."

Lisa Perrotti-Brown from The Wine Independent rated it 95 points, noting its "deep garnet-purple color" and "notes of cedar chest and cracked black pepper" with a "firm, fine-grained texture."

Decanter also rated it 96 points, appreciating its "bramble fruit tones" and "floral elements" with "bright, almost high-toned fruit" and "mouthwatering acidity."

Overall, the 2023 Leoville-Poyferre Bordeaux Blend has been highly praised for its refined character, rich and complex flavors, and impressive structure, making it a noteworthy choice for wine enthusiasts.