logo idealwine 2018
Fixed Price Sale
Château Poujeaux  2011 - Lot of 6 Bottles
Château Poujeaux  2011 - Lot of 6 Bottles Château Poujeaux  2011 - Lot of 6 Bottles Château Poujeaux  2011 - Lot of 6 Bottles

Château Poujeaux 2011

This Moulis-en-Médoc comes in a very refined style in spite of its well-defined tannic structure which gives it excellent ageing potential.

  • €120
  • Price per bottle: €20
  • En stock
    Livraison (standard) estimée entre le 23/10/19 et le 26/10/19

The wines and their storage conditions have been checked by our specialists team

All our wines are stored in our temperature and hygrometry controlled cellar

Lot Description: Château Poujeaux 2011

Lot description

  • Quantity 6 Bottles
  • Level:6 into-neck
  • Label: 6 good appearance
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case: Yes
  • Custom Seal : yes
  • Alcohol percentage : 13 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Moulis
  • Producer/Owner: Philippe Cuvelier
  • Vintage: 2011
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 5% Petit verdot 5% Cabernet franc
  • Peak: Drink ideally by 2025
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Conventional
  • Size (in ha): 75
  • Volume: 350000 bottles
  • Intensity : Classic
  • Dominant aroma : Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • Château Poujeaux is a fruity wine, with ripe grape and black berry (blackcurrant) aromas. A certain power in the mouth, with density and tight tannins. A wine for elegant meals, which goes particularly well with game birds.

    The Poujeaux vineyard's origins can be traced back to the 16th century. The property was then known as La Salle de Poujeaux and was attached to the current Château Latour. During the 19th century, Château Poujeaux belonged to the Castaing family, until it was split into three in 1880 following the settlement of the estate. One of the heirs, Philippe Castaing, sold his share to François Theil in 1921. Theil's son Jean then reassembled all three plots to recreate the original property in 1957. On his death in 1981, three of his seven children took over the property, which was managed by the Société Anonyme Jean Theil from 1997 to 2007. In 2008, Château Poujeaux was purchased by Philippe Cuvelier (the owner of Clos Fourtet on the right bank). A single 68-hectare block of vines, the vineyard is admirably located on the gravelly hilltops traditionally suited to the growing the classic Bordeaux grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon for strength, Merlot for roundness, Cabernet Franc for finesse and Petit Verdot for elegance. This harmonious blend, after being aged in oak barrels, a third of which are renewed every year, results in a wine that presents a perfect combination of concentration, richness… and a harmony that was greatly appreciated by President Georges Pompidou, a great fan of Château Poujeaux: the journalist Philippe Couderc reported in 1972 that the president (…) displays a sound appetite and an appreciation of gastronomy. However, there are no premier crus in his cellar. His preference is for Château Poujeaux, a Médoc in the Moulis appellation, ranked as a cru bourgeois. It is a powerful, earthy red wine, with plenty of chewy substance. Full-bodied and robust, it also possesses exceptional finesse. Qualities that, with all due respect, should appeal to a man from Cajac
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

Report a problem with this lot ? Report

Further information

86/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
87/100Wine Spectator
15/20Bettane & Desseauve
14,5/20Jancis Robinson
86-89/100Vinous Antonio Galloni
87/100J.-M. Quarin
  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak Drink ideally by 2025

Tasting notes - Extract
"Its dark ruby color is followed by sweet plum, black cherry and currant fruit, no herbaceousness, a medium-bodied, elegant mouthfeel, and noteworthy purity." R. Parker (04/2014)