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Chateau Leoville Barton St. Julien 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - Dense ruby/purple, with cassis licorice and forest floors notes in the aromatics, Léoville-Barton's 2012 is a relatively big, rich,...
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Chateau Leoville Las Cases St. Julien 2002 750ml

Rated 95 - Only 43% of the production made it into the final blend of this remarkable 2002. Produced from a low 17 hectoliters per hectare, it...
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Chateau Leoville Las Cases St. Julien 2004 750ml

Rated 95 - Intense aromas of currant, blackberry and light vanilla. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a long, caressing finish. Layered, with...
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Chateau Leoville Las Cases St. Julien 2010 750ml

Rated 99 - Stunning and pure from the get-go, with intense cassis and blackberry fruit. Ultimately takes a slightly austere approach, with a...
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Chateau Leoville Las Cases St. Julien 2011 750ml

Rated 95 - #10 Top 100, 2014 - This has some toast to shed, but retains a terrific core of crushed plum and blackberry confiture. Has a beautiful...
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Chateau Leoville Poyferre St. Julien 2000 750ml

Rated 97 - The plushest, most ostentatious and dramatic of all the Leovilles in 2000, this wine is already sumptuous, displaying some nuances in...
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Chateau Leoville Poyferre St. Julien 2004 750ml

Rated 93 - Along with Leoville Las Cases and a few others, this is among the stars of the appellation. Made in a more floral, supple, Margaux-like...
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Chateau Leoville Poyferre St. Julien 2006 750ml

Rated 91 - Dense ruby/purple, with sweet blackberry and black currant fruit with hints of smoke, espresso roast, and new saddle leather, this is...
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Chateau Leoville Poyferre St. Julien 2008 750ml

Rated 94 - This powerful, dense, full-bodied 2008 is still backward and unevolved, but it possesses a dense purple color as well as sweet aromas of...
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Chateau Leoville Poyferre St. Julien 2009 750ml

Rated 100 - One of the more flamboyant and sumptuous wines of the vintage, this inky/purple-colored St.-Julien reveals thrilling levels of...
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Chateau Leoville Poyferre St. Julien 2010 750ml

Rated 98+ - The wine out distances both Leoville Las Cases and Leoville Barton, but all three of them are compelling efforts. Full-bodied, dense...
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Chateau Leoville Poyferre St. Julien 2012 750ml

Rated 92+ - Owned by the Cuvelier family since 1920, this property over the last 20 years has made some great wines in the Médoc. The 2012, a...
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Chateau Talbot St. Julien 1995 750ml

Rated 90 - Blackberry, lightly toasted oak and cedar on the nose. Full-bodied, with chewy tannins and a long silky finish. Needs time to open. -...
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Chateau Talbot St. Julien 2009 750ml

Rated 91 - Extremely sexy, soft, supple and opulent, with notes of cedar, herbs, incense and black currant fruit, this is a full-bodied, generously...
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Chateau Talbot St. Julien 2010 750ml

Rated 94 - One of the best Talbots over recent years, and possibly the best since the 1986 and 1982, this sexy juggernaut of a wine struts forth...
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Chateau Talbot St. Julien 2012 750ml

Rated 91 - This shows pretty depth and finesse for a young 2012 with mineral, blackberry and clove character. Remains subtle. Full body, a solid...
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Clos Du Marquis St. Julien 2008 750ml

Rated 93 - For many years, Las Cases' second wine has been the equivalent of a classified growth in the Medoc. The 2008 Clos du Marquis may be one...

Red Bordeaux St. Julien

There are few regions in the world with stricter regulations in regards to wine production and grape varietals than those found in Bordeaux, France. Here, in the home of the world's finest wines, the type and quality of grapes used is of utmost importance, and the legendary wineries which work on the banks of the Gironde river have mastered the careful art of juice blending to find the perfect balance for their produce. Whilst there are six 'official' Bordeaux grapes, the two key varietals for almost every fine Bordeaux wine are Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, and with good reason. Whilst Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are renowned for their acidity and astringency, strong fruit and spice flavors and full body, Merlot grapes are notably rounded, soft, fleshy and lighter on tannin. The combination of these two varietals, along with a small percentage of (commonly) Petit Verdot or Cabernet Franc, is the perfect balancing act – the two grape varietals cancel out each others weaker points, and accentuate all that is good about the other.

Saint-Julien-Beychevelle is a commune on the left bank of the Garonne estuary in the Gironde department in Aquitaine in south-western France, that produces red wine.

The village lies 15 km (9.3 mi) northwest of Bordeaux and is considered by some to be the most underrated of the four major wine growing appellations of the Medoc.

The 9 km2 (3.5 sq mi) of vineyards around the villages of St-Julien and Beychevelle produce wine of relative lightness and balance. Its strength stems from the quality of its soil – the characteristic layer of gravel forcing the roots of the vine to go to extra depth to reach its nutrients, as well as retaining additional heat to see it through the cooling winds from the Atlantic away to the west.

St-Julien contains no First Growths but it does have estates ranked as Second, Third and Fourth Growths in the Bordeaux Wine Official Classification of 1855.