In Saint Julien, my heart found balance between three Leovilles: Poyferré, Las Cazes and Barton...
For the history of Leoville, to understand the difference between Pauillac and Saint Julien, to know the difference between first and second growth wines, to attend a barrel tasting designed to test the influence of oak, all before participating in pumping-over operations in the winery, Didier Cuvelier of Chateau Léoville Poyferré received us for a tasting course that was very educational to say the least.
Topics covered in this episode:
- Why 3 Leoville in St Julien (Poyferré, Las Cazes and Barton)? - Difference between Pauillac and Saint Julien. - Wine tasting courses. - Technique: the difference between first and second growth wines. - Barrel tasting wines to determine the influence of oak. - Technical: Pumping-over in the winery.
Obiwine est une web TV diffusant des programmes filmés relatifs à la découverte du vin et des appellations, destinés à une communauté d'amateurs connectés (les Vinternautes)qui veulent devenir connaisseurs.