You must be 21 years or older to enter this site.
By clicking Enter you verify that you are 21 years of age or older.or Exit
The 1982 is unquestionably one of the greatest wines, and certainly the best Leoville-Las-Cases I have tasted. This huge wine is, in many ways, just as massive as Leoville Barton, but it possesses a greater degree of elegance as well as unreal concentration. Classic lead pencil, cassis, kirsch, cedar, and spice characteristics are abundant in both the nose and full-bodied flavors. The tannins are still there, and, at least from my cellar, this 1982 does not appear to have changed much in the last 10-12 years. One wonders how much patience admirers of this brilliant St.-Julien will continue to exhibit. Anticipated maturity: 2020-2050. 100RP
*Actual bottle is the second photo. Excellent condition with low neck fill.