1982 CHÂTEAU LEOVILLE LAS CASES 1982

Médoc - 2ème Cru Classé 
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95-100 / 100

Excellent

1982 CHÂTEAU LEOVILLE LAS CASES 1982

Médoc - 2ème Cru Classé 

Condition Good

Stock : 0 bottle
405,00 € tax incl. 337,50 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
96 / 100
SoDivin
SoDivin
(9-2013)
Ruby colored robe. The nose is a bit closed upon opening. It is asking to be aerated. Ripe fruit, black cherry, precious wood. The mouth is ample, net and profound. A lot of rigour in this wine. Rectitude and finesse. Still has great ageing potential.
95 / 100
Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator
(11-1998)
A racy, classy, silky wine. Inky-ruby color. Black cherry, mineral and wet earth aromas. Medium-bodied, with very silky tannins and a long, superfine finish. Has always been excellent
96 / 100
Franck Dubourdieu
Franck Dubourdieu
(09-2007)
100 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
(06-2000)
Tasted three times over a two month period, this youthful yet profoundly complex wine gets my nod as the finest Leoville-Las-Cases ever made. It reveals massive proportions yet extraordinary purity, elegance, and balance. This dense rubypurple-colored 1982 still looks and tastes as if it were 5-8 years old.

The nose offers up blazingly well-delineated, pure aromas of creme de cassis, cherry jam, minerals, and toasty new oak. This unctuously-textured, gorgeously rich, pure, super-concentrated, low acid effort concludes with a 45+ second finish. There is still tannin to shed in this unbelievably fresh, lively, full-bodied, vibrant wine.
Features
Vintage 1982
Rating 95-100
Classification Médoc - 2ème Cru Classé 
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Saint Julien
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Price More than 300 €
100/100 Yes
Château Leoville Las Cases
Country France
Château informations
Leoville Las Cases
Leoville Las Cases
Jean-Hubert Delon is not lacking in passion nor discipline. The vintages who marched during the past quarter century testify for him. In the Saint-Julien appellation, whether the wines are from in important vintage or a less significant one, they are without a doubt amongst the best. A property absolutely exemplary in the Bordeaux region. The largest of the three Léoville is certainly the greatest in quality and, in the opinion of many, it should be among the first growths. Michel Delon, the "Lord" as he was known, is largely responsible for this recognition. Since 1976, when he succeeded his father, he worked to reconstruct the drainage of land, to modernize and expand the winery, monitor the performance of its vines. He had this deep attachment to land and work values. His son Jean-Hubert took over in 2000, following his disparition.Las Cases is a  typical Saint-Julien of rare nobility of expression and has a breathtaking structure.

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