Lot 71

CHÂTEAU LÉOVILLE LAS CASES 2000 (2) 98 WA


CHÂTEAU LÉOVILLE LAS CASES 2000 SAINT-JULIEN. 2IÈME CRU CLASSÉ ALONG WITH THE MEDOC FIRST GROWTHS, LEOVILLE BARTON, CHATEAU MONTROSE, SOCIANDO MALLET, AND A HANDFUL OF OTHER PRODUCERS, LEOVILLE LAS CASES CONTINUES TO MAKE A WINE MEANT FOR VERY LONG-TERM CELLARING. WHEN I DID MY EARLIER TASTINGS OF THE 2000, MY PROJECTED MATURITY DATES WERE 2012-2040, BUT IT IS LOOKING MORE LIKE 2020-2050. THIS FULL-BODIED BLEND OF NEARLY 77% CABERNET SAUVIGNON, 14.4% MERLOT, AND THE REST CABERNET FRANC STILL HAS A YOUTHFUL RUBY/PURPLE COLOR, NOTES OF GRAPHITE, KIRSCH LIQUEUR, BLACK CURRANTS, AND LEAD PENCIL SHAVINGS, WITH GOOD ACIDITY, THE TELL-TALE PURITY, LAYERED RIPENESS AND INTENSITY, AND A PROFOUND FINISH. DRINK: 2020-2050 98 WA 2 BTS. PER LOT $700 - $900




Price Realised: $1200



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