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The 2021 Leoville Las-Cases is classy, nuanced and so expressive. There's gorgeous depth, and yet the 2021 is not as explosive as it has been in the recent past. That's not a bad thing, not at all. Cabernet Sauvignon and Franc comprise fully 95% of the blend in a Las Cases that is beautifully persistent from start to finish. It's a wine that has one foot its rich, historical past, and the other very much in the modern style of contemporary vintages. There is so much to look forward to. ~94-96 Antonio Galloni, Vinous Media
The 2021 Leoville Las Cases was picked from 28 September until 8 October and includes just 5% Merlot from the northern sectors of the vineyard due to coulure. They found that increased percentages of Merlot did not contribute to the blend. Matured in 85% new oak, it has an intense nose with black fruit, graphite, and light iris flower aromas. The palate is medium-bodied with sappy black fruit, quite a potent marine-influenced at play, almost briny (perhaps accentuated by the changeable weather on the day of the visit). Very impressive in terms of depth and backbone/grip with iodine and oyster shells towards the finish, this is a cerebral Las-Cases that will demand patience. Then again, name a vintage of Las-Cases that doesn't! Alcohol here is at 13.20%. ~94-96 Neal Martin, Vinous Media