2010 Chateau Leoville Las Cases
A truly great Bordeaux vintage of this Saint-Julien Second Growth that will drink for the better part of 50 years
|Lunn Ave Superstore||Medium|
|Constellation Drive Superstore||Low|
* Pick up time will be in two hours if your products are available at your store of choice. If your products need to be transferred from another store then pick up will be midday the next working day (provided your order was placed before 4.30pm)
|Brand||Chateau Leoville Barton|
|Varietal||Cab Merlot Cab Franc|
What I like about tasting at Las Cases is that Jean-Hubert Delon opens one bottle in my presence, and has another already decanted four hours in advance to compare. It is nearly unanimous on each visit that the decanted wine shows better, which probably gives you some insight into the aging potential of Las Cases. It is certainly one of Bordeaux's longest-lived wines, and seems to have more and more of a character resembling Lafite Rothschild more than its nearby neighbor, Chateau Latour.
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