Chateau Leoville-Las Cases
Chateau Leoville-Las Cases sits prominently as a Second Growth estate according to the Bordeaux Wine Official Classification of 1855. It shares this esteemed classification with renowned producers like Chateau Cos d'Estournel and Chateau Montrose.
- Vintages with 100 point scores: 1986, 2000, 2010
- Popularity driven by its classic Bordeaux blend and precise aging process
- Highest achievement: Considered an archetypal Saint-Julien wine, representing the best of the appellation
Provenance & Masters Behind the Bottle
Tracing its roots back to the early 1600s, Chateau Leoville-Las Cases has an enduring history that permeates each bottle. The estate is currently managed by the Delon family, with Jean-Hubert Delon taking the helm. Under his supervision, meticulous grape selection and forward-thinking viticulture practices have catapulted the winery into the global limelight.
Vineyard & Craftsmanship
Situated next to the Gironde estuary, the vineyard benefits from a unique microclimate and gravel-rich soils. A blend of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot, and 16% Cabernet Franc forms the backbone of its exceptional wines. Production is limited, making each bottle an exclusive possession.
Aging & Investment Value
With an exceptional ability to age gracefully, a bottle from Leoville-Las Cases not only enriches your palate but also your investment portfolio. As these wines reach peak maturity, their market value appreciates, further substantiating their allure among seasoned collectors.