Wine Chateau Leoville Poyferre, 1995
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Reviews of purchase Chateau Leoville Poyferre, 1995
Sensual, excellent wine outstanding concentration, has a layered fruit flavors with an attractive texture, relatively low acidity and a long, luxurious, tannic finish.
Sweet aroma of wine, chocolate, with notes of cassis, minerals, smoke, toast and toasted oak.
The wine goes well with braised beef, lamb, roast beef, sausage, in particular - with salami, as well as poultry and cheeses: mozzarella, cheddar, blue cheese, feta, goat cheese.
Grapes for wine Château Léoville Poyferre grown on gravel soils, 25-year-old vines. To improve the quality of the harvest in the vineyards of the method of early removal of unnecessary shoots, yield control by the so-called "green" collection, leaf removal to improve aeration and fruity taste, manual cutting. After manual harvest in small boxes, the grapes are sorted twice by hand. After pressing, berries are fermented at a controlled temperature of 35 ° C in containers of various sizes of stainless steel. Malolactic fermentation is done in oak barrels, 75% of which are updated annually, after which the wine is aged in oak barrels for 18 months.
Vineyards Chateau Léoville Poyferre present in the XVII century belonged adviser Bordeaux Parliament, the noble bourgeois Jean de Mouat, a Chateau bore the name of the owner - "Mont-Moytie". Wine Chateau, along with wines from Chateau Margaux, were among the first to gain recognition and popularity of wines of the Medoc. In the XVIII century Chateau passes into the possession of the famous Alexander de Gasquet, who renamed Chateau Léoville. Alexander tried to make Léoville place of production of the best wines of the Medoc. He expanded ownership by purchasing neighboring land, planted new plantations of grapes, reducing the number of varieties, built a new cellar, which introduces modern at the time of vinification techniques. After his death, Léoville in Saint-Julien was the largest Medoc Chateau, there are 120 hectares of land.