Chateau Leoville Las Cases 2005 . St. Julien ...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionChateau Leoville Las Cases 2005
"An inky/ruby/purple color is accompanied by reticent aromatics that, with considerable coaxing, offer up subtle notes of toasty vanillin intermixed with lead pencil shavings, wet rocks, and enormously ripe, intense black cherry and creme de cassis. The wine hits the palate with a full-bodied, layered mouthfeel as well as enormous extract, concentration, and purity. This ageless, monumental claret requires a minimum of 15-20 years to approach maturity, and should last for a half century. It is about as classic a Leoville Las Cases as one will find." (98 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #176, Apr. 2008)
Estimate: $2,000 - $2,600.
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