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1993 Chateau Leoville Las CasesBlend from France

$274.99

List Price: $274.99

"The Grand Vin is the product of exceptional terroirs from the former Leoville estate. These terroirs are located mainly in the Clos Léoville Las Cases, which you pass as yo...

  • 90 Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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"Michel Delon, a great man, is the consummate proprietor, meticulously administering this vast estate spread out along the St.-Julien/Pauillac border, separated from Latour's finest vineyard by a mere ten feet. The 1993-95 vintages from Delon are brilliant wines. Leoville-Las-Cases remains one of the irrefutable reference points for high class Bordeaux. This saturated purple-colored wine possesses remarkable sweetness, powerful, chocolatey, cassis-scented aromas, and dense, medium to full-bodied flavors with a superb inner-core of fruit. Purity, balance, and super-concentration and intensity are hallmarks of this remarkable wine. Readers who find it difficult to believe that the 1993 vintage could turn out wines such as this only need to pull the cork on a bottle of the 1993 Leoville-Las-Cases. Anticipated maturity: now-2012. This lion never falls asleep on the job!"

Product Description:

"The Grand Vin is the product of exceptional terroirs from the former Leoville estate.

These terroirs are located mainly in the Clos Léoville Las Cases, which you pass as you leave Saint- Julien village for Pauillac. They extend over nearly 60ha producing Cabernet Sauvignons and Cabernet Francs with a complex, polished expression and characteristics which are totally unique to the Grand Vin of Léoville du Marquis de Las Cases and have been widely recognized for years. " - Winery

Product Detail

Item # 109636
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-Region St Julien
Ratings

90 - Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Vintage 1993
Color Red
ABV 12.5%
Varietal(s) Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc
Size 750mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak, vanilla, black cherry, plum, smoke, toast, tar, tobacco, raspberry, cassis, violet, pepper and green bean
Nose currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee, leather, tobacco, broccoli, berry and flower