drink-now2004 Ch. Léoville Las Cases, St Julien

Product: 2004-0750-05-8007922
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  • Robert Parker
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Performing better from bottle than it did from cask, this blend of 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Merlot, and 11% Cabernet Franc has put on weight over the last year. It exhibits the classic style of both Las Cases and St.-Julien in its deep black currant notes interwoven with sweet cherries, wet stones, and toasty vanillin. Made in a structured, medium to full-bodied style with superb concentration, beautiful purity, and admirable symmetry, this beauty is one of the strongest efforts of the vintage. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2028. Also tasted: 2004 Clos du Marquis (88)
Robert M. Parker, Jr. - 29/06/2007

{region}St Julien {region}
{maturity-text}Ready, but will improve{maturity-text}
[]The Wine Advocate:: 99/100
[]Jancis Robinson :: 18/20   
[]Robert Parker:: 98+/100  
[]Wine Spectator:: 97-100/100
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Bottle Price 75cl $1,485