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1995 Chateau Leoville Poyferre (92 Points WS...90+ Points RP) St.Julien. No Reserve

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Lot size: 1 bottle of 750 ml each Wine type: Red, 1995 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: St-Julien, Bordeaux, France
Fill level: Into Neck (IN)Question Mark Grape variety: Bordeaux Blend

"Black licorice and currants on the nose.Very fragrant.Full-bodied,with chewy tannins and a long finish.Still needs time to come together.Best after 2008".
(92 Points).

James Suckling. (The Wine Spectator. '95/'96 Retrospective. 2007).

"While not as backward as the 1996,the opaque,purple-colored 1995 Leoville Poyferre is a tannic,unevolved,dense,concentrated wine that will require another two or three more years cellaring.The 1995 exhibits toast,black currant,mineral,and subtle tobacco,in its complex,yet youthful aromatics.Powerful,dense,concentrated cassis and blueberry flavors might be marginally softer than in the 1996,but there is plenty of grip and structure to this big wine. Anticipated maturity: now-2030".
(90+ Points).

Robert Parker. (The World's Greatest Wine Estates).

A more recent tasting note on Cellartracker:-

"Paternity Leave (including Thanksgiving); 11/5/2018-12/8/2018: Immediately on decanting, wafting of blackberry aromas from the decanter. Deep ruby with moderate age-appropriate bricking; aromatic, some black fruits but also red cherry, minerality throughout the nose; medium-full bodied, integrated fine-grained tannins, balanced medium alcohol (13% labeled), fresh medium acidity throughout, deep red and black fruits through the midpalate; clean persistent medium-plus finish. Similar to my last taste in 2013, this wine showcases superb balance, elegance, and stellar blend of aromatics, early/mid/late palate, and finish. Not the most complex with any of them (though not a simple wine either...), but the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Just delicious, and still at early maturity with very little change in the last 5 years.
1 hour air: A bit more complexity and subtlety on the nose. Exquisitely enjoyable".
(95 Points).

AAGRAWAL. (Cellartracker. 22/11/2018).

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Other details

This bottle was bought on release and has since been stored in a purpose-built,temperature-controlled cellar.It is in immaculate condition,with the wine fill into neck and the label and capsule in a pristine state.

Shipping details

Payment methods: PayPal, cheque and bank transfer
Returns policy: no returns
The wine can be collected: From postcode CT5 , Kent, United Kingdom
Shipping Method: Royal Mail Special Delivery.
Shipping paid by: seller
Cost of delivery: £12.00. This lot will be shipped in polysafe tubes or airshock,air-cushioned sleeves,within a robust cardboard box.If buyers wish to use Paypal,they will be invoiced with their charges(About 4%.Overseas 5%).Foreign buyers are welcome,but they should take responsibility for having suitable means of shipping.
Delivers to UK and Singapore
Other countries delivered to: Western Europe.For European buyers,please ask for a quote for shipping,which will be considerably higher than the UK price above.
Insurance options: Up to £500.

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