2020 Chateau Leoville-Las Cases

Red Bordeaux Blend

France / Bordeaux / Medoc / Saint-Julien

¥360,900
RP 97
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2020 Chateau Leoville-Las Cases 'Grand Vin de Leoville', Saint-Julien, France

Appellation
Saint-Julien

TERROIR
The Grand Enclos de Las Cases contains a lot of complexity. Originating mainly from graves of the Quaternary on gravel-sableous and gravelargileous underground, there are also more or less deep and compact clay, sometimes even affluent. The proximity of the Gironde is responsible for this great diversity of soils, created over the course of geological periods by successive superpositions. In addition, the river generates a very specific microclimate that allows for a very early ripening of the grapes and protects the vineyard from frostbite. This combination of geological combinations influences the development of the vineyard and the constitution of the grapes. This unparalleled terroir gives the great wine its unique personality.

MILLESIME 2020
After a rainy and mild winter, a wet and warm spring confirmed the general prematurity that marked this beginning of 2020. Subsequently, the weather became more favourable to a smooth development of the vine and its fruits, although we could regret a smaller volume than the previous year. With low precipitation in the second half of August and good thermal amplitudes, the grapes presented ideal aromatic and phenolic maturity. The Grand Vin de Léoville Las Cases is already complete, fresh and elegant. With an extraordinary length, it combines tension with the fullness of complex aromas with perfect maturity.

Assembly 81% Cabernet Sauvignon 11% Cabernet Franc 8% Merlot
Harvest Date From 12 to 27 September 2020
Degree: 13.68% vol. - Total Acidity: 3.65 gH2SO4/l - pH: 3.80 - IPT: 79

RP 97

Robert Parker Wine Advocate

(Rating: 97+). The 2020 Léoville Las Cases is a classic in the making, unwinding in the glass with aromas of cherries, cassis, loamy soil, violets and dark chocolate framed by a discreet touch of new oak. Full-bodied, broad and layered, it's rich and concentrated, with a deep core of fruit framed by sweet, powdery tannins and lively acids. Concluding with a long, resonant finish, it's built for the cellar. Reviewed by: William Kelley, Issue date: August 2022. Drinking window: Drink Date: 2030 - 2060.

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SHIPPING: During warm summer weather, we recommend to only ship within the United States with Same Day or Next Day Air service to protect the wines from environmental damage. If you would like to waive this protection by shipping Ground, we will request a waiver be signed.

PACKAGING: Our premium wines need optimal temperature consistency, therefore are packaged in EPS foam shippers with gel pack (when needed) and shipped only during ideal weather temperatures.

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WEATHER HOLD: In adverse temperature conditions, we reserve the right to withhold shipment until ideal temperatures return unless we receive explicit instructions via email to release the wines, voiding any guarantee. We will contact you if a hold is necessary.

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RP 97

Robert Parker Wine Advocate

(Rating: 97+). The 2020 Léoville Las Cases is a classic in the making, unwinding in the glass with aromas of cherries, cassis, loamy soil, violets and dark chocolate framed by a discreet touch of new oak. Full-bodied, broad and layered, it's rich and concentrated, with a deep core of fruit framed by sweet, powdery tannins and lively acids. Concluding with a long, resonant finish, it's built for the cellar. Reviewed by: William Kelley, Issue date: August 2022. Drinking window: Drink Date: 2030 - 2060.

2020 Chateau Leoville-Las Cases 'Grand Vin de Leoville', Saint-Julien, France

Appellation
Saint-Julien

TERROIR
The Grand Enclos de Las Cases contains a lot of complexity. Originating mainly from graves of the Quaternary on gravel-sableous and gravelargileous underground, there are also more or less deep and compact clay, sometimes even affluent. The proximity of the Gironde is responsible for this great diversity of soils, created over the course of geological periods by successive superpositions. In addition, the river generates a very specific microclimate that allows for a very early ripening of the grapes and protects the vineyard from frostbite. This combination of geological combinations influences the development of the vineyard and the constitution of the grapes. This unparalleled terroir gives the great wine its unique personality.

MILLESIME 2020
After a rainy and mild winter, a wet and warm spring confirmed the general prematurity that marked this beginning of 2020. Subsequently, the weather became more favourable to a smooth development of the vine and its fruits, although we could regret a smaller volume than the previous year. With low precipitation in the second half of August and good thermal amplitudes, the grapes presented ideal aromatic and phenolic maturity. The Grand Vin de Léoville Las Cases is already complete, fresh and elegant. With an extraordinary length, it combines tension with the fullness of complex aromas with perfect maturity.

Assembly 81% Cabernet Sauvignon 11% Cabernet Franc 8% Merlot
Harvest Date From 12 to 27 September 2020
Degree: 13.68% vol. - Total Acidity: 3.65 gH2SO4/l - pH: 3.80 - IPT: 79

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