Château Leoville Las-Cases 2emé Cru Classé, Saint-Julien, 2018, 75cl

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Product description

Land: France

Region: Bordeaux

Appellation: Saint Julien

Årgang: 2018

Producent: Château Leoville Las Cases

Klassificering: 2ème Cru Classé

Volume (cl): 75

Kassestørrelse: 6

Type: Red

99 /100 points

The 2018 Léoville Las Cases is composed of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Cabernet Franc and 9% Merlot, harvested September 15 to October 4 with yields of 35.5 hectoliters per hectare, it has 14.49% alcohol and was aged in 90% new barriques. Deep purple-black colored, it needs a fair bit of coaxing to reveal striking scents of blackcurrant pastilles, wild blueberries and redcurrant jelly, giving way to notions of crushed rocks, lavender, Indian spices, unsmoked cigars and black truffles, plus a provocative waft of rose oil. The full-bodied palate is densely laden with black fruit preserves and earthy layers, accented by bright, lively red berry and floral sparks. It has a rock-solid frame of firm, ripe, grainy tannins and bold freshness, finishing very long and wonderfully minerally. The tannins are so beautifully approachable even at this youthful stage, making it delicious to drink now, but afford it 5-6 years in bottle to allow those finer nuances to emerge and drink it over the next 40+ years.

- Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Wine Advocate

About this wine

Château Leoville Las-Cases

Château Leoville Las-Cases er en af de største og ældste klassificerede ejendomme i Médoc-subregionen i Saint-Julien, Bordeaux. Ejendommen dateres tilbage til midten af det 17. århundrede, men blev opdelt i forbindelse med den franske revolution, hvilket resulterede i Château Leoville Les-Cases og Château Leoville Barton. I 1840 blev ejendommen igen opdelt, hvor Château Leoville-Poyferre kom til. Dog er Château Leoville Les-Cases den største af Leoville-ejendommene.


Saint-Julien er en prestigefyldt vinappellation beliggende i Médoc-regionen i Bordeaux, Frankrig. Kendt for sin konsekvent høje kvalitet og elegante vine, spiller Saint-Julien en vigtig rolle i Bordeaux-vinverdenen.