2011 Chateau Leoville Las Cases Saint Julien
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750ml Bottle $870.00(Reg:$1,026.00)
Case of 6
"One of the more formidably backward and potentially long-lived wines of the vintage, the medium to full-bodied 2011 Leoville Las Cases behaves like a first-growth, which in a sense it truly is. Revealing a dense inky/purple color, it is a structured, rich, impressively endowed effort that is meant for the long haul. Atypical for this vintage, it requires 5-7 years of bottle age and should drink well for two decades thereafter. The final blend was 76% Cabernet Sauvignon and the balance equal parts Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Yields were a low 27 hectoliters per hectare, and the natural alcohol achieved 13.4%."
Reviewed by: Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate, 93+pts.
"This has some toast to shed, but retains a terrific core of crushed plum and blackberry confiture. Has a beautiful ripple of charcoal for texture, honest acidity for balance and a bolt of iron that keeps this firmly grounded. A brick-house Cabernet. Best from 2018 through 2030."
Reviewed by: Wine Spectator - 95pts
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2011 Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou Saint Julien
Reviewed by: Robert Parker, Jr., The Wine Advocate - 92+pts
"This is rather well-endowed for the vintage, with thickly layered ganache, currant paste, fig sauce and blackberry confiture notes still grappling with one another, while briary grip and dark spice fill out the toast-fueled finish. Very long, showing a level of power that belies the vintage. Best from 2018 through 2028."
$1,380.00 / Case of 12
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