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1994 Chateau Leoville Poyferre, Saint-Julien, France

Wine Notes

Second Growth. Deuxieme Grand Cru Classe in 1855. Indicative blend: Cabernet Sauvignon 60-70% and Merlot 20-30% with Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc.

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $104   From: $91   To: $119

Search Rank 32 What is search rank?
Over all vintages, this was the 32nd most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 38th

Score: 87. When to drink: 2000 to 2015
The Wine-Searcher score of 87/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
Critic Score When to drink
89/100 (30 notes from 16 users )    
87/100    
86/100   2000 to 2005
18/20    
16.5/20   2000 to 2015
15/20    
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Grape Variety: Bordeaux Blend Red

A Bordeaux Blend, at its most basic, is any combination of those grape varieties typically used to make the red wines of Bordeaux. The phrase, which seems to have originated with British wine merchants in the 19th Century, relates as much to wines made from the blend as to the grape-variety combination itself (© Copyright material, Wine-Searcher.com). Far from being an officially defined or legal term, it is almost never used for wine-labeling purposes (although it occasionally appears on back labels). Its equivalent in the United States is Meritage, which is not only legally defined, but also a registered trademark.

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Region Hierarchy
  • Saint-Julien wine region

    Saint-Julien is a small but important appellation of the Haut-Medoc district of Bordeaux in south-western France. Its reputation is based on its status as a reliable source of consistently elegant, age-worthy wines.

    Sandwiched between the more famous appellations of Pauillac and Margaux, Saint-Julien is sometimes unfairly overlooked because it does not have a first-growth chateau. Pauillac has three of the five Medoc first growths and Margaux has one. The ... more

  • Haut-Medoc wine region

    Haut-Medoc is the large southern section of the greater Medoc district of Bordeaux in south-western France and also the name of the appellation that covers the vineyards here. It accounts for two-thirds of the Medoc peninsula and produces more fine wine per acre than almost anywhere else in the world.

    The Haut-Medoc is home to the 'famous four' Bordeaux appellatio ... more

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