Chateau Leoville Poyferre 2003
13.5% - France
Robert Parker 96/100 Falstaff 95/100
The wine's deep, dark ruby-red colour, is not quite opaque. Dark-fruit aromas on the nose are ripe, but quite restrained. The dark fruit on the palate has some ripe cassis character, but the tannins have bite & the structure is firm & currently lacks suppleness. Acidity is fine & alcohol is balanced but the fruit closes up on the mid-palate.