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Leoville Las Cases 2009 St. Julien 6L Imperial
Leoville Las Cases 2009 St. Julien 6L Imperial

Leoville Las Cases 2009 St. Julien 6L Imperial

Bordeaux Blends from St. Julien, Bordeaux, France

Points     |     RP: 96-100
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (RP): 96-100
"The 2009 is one of the greatest Leoville Las Cases I have ever tasted, which is saying something given the many compelling wines that have been made at this estate. A final blend of 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, and 9% Cabernet Franc has resulted in a wine that appears to be a hypothetical blend of the 1982, 1986, and 1996. Its 13.8% alcohol is perhaps the only thing that sets it apart from those vintages, which had nearly a full percentage point less. The high alcohol is barely noticeable in this 2009, which boasts an inky/purple color, monumental concentration, and great clarity and purity of creme de cassis, black cherry, spice box, graphite, and wet rock characteristics. Extremely full-bodied with a boatload of sweet tannin nearly concealed by the wine's power, glycerin, and awesome fruit concentration, this intense effort never tastes heavy or tiring. This remarkable St.-Julien ..."
Additional Information
Varietal: Bordeaux Blends
Classification: Bordeaux - 2nd Grand Cru
Appellation: St. Julien
Region: Bordeaux
Country: France
Vintage: 2009
Type: Still
Color: Red
Size: 6L
Item Price: $3,995.00
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SKU: 819100

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