Tag Archives: leoville poyferre

Bordeaux 2011- Latest Releases

With a bank holiday in France last week, yesterday saw a deluge of releases from some of the top names in Bordeaux. The wines came out so thick and fast that it was hard to keep track, so here is brief a summary of releases: Léoville-Barton was one of our most anticipated releases, having produced […]

Rate this:

Bordeaux 2011: Nick Dagley’s Vintage Report

The weather and its effects I witnessed first hand the topsy-turvy weather conditions, which made 2011 such a challenge for the vignerons; I was sunburnt and hot during the en-primeur tastings of the first week in April, rained on and distinctly chilly in August and then overheated again during my annual harvest visit in September. […]

Rate this:

The Great Léoville taste-off at Glaziers Hall

The river Thames and London Bridge formed the backdrop for our comparative Léovilles tasting at Glaziers Hall last night. Six vintages of Barton and Poyferré spanning twenty-three years, two legendary châteaux making wine from a great terroir. The 2008s set the scene for the evening with an early look at the youngest vintage physically in […]

Rate this:

Bordeaux New Releases: Le Crock and Moulin Riche

As we neared the end of our day yesterday, we were brightened by the release of two great wines from the Cuvélier stable – of Léoville-Poyferré fame. These two wines are perennial favourites of ours, offering style and substance at very fair prices. 2010 Château Le Crock, Cru Bourgeois St-Estèphe £180 per case of 12 […]

Rate this: