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 in photo. Excellent condition with low neck fill.
1 inch below the shoulder. Label is excellent shape. Purchased from validated auction house. I...
This wine is from a single owner, properly cellared. Mid shoulder fill. Historically important, 1973...
Pure Martha's with its minty currant flavors, there's a touch of maturity, with cedar, earth...