The 2014 Chateau Leoville Las Cases is a Cellar Selection wine. This St-Julien wine has all the elements in place to produce a wine that will last for years. This Chateau Leoville Las Cases wine is powerful fruit, rich tannins and a structure that is built to last. This 2014 vintage is an elegant wine, an exceptional Leoville Las Cases that equals some of the Premier Crus.
The 2014 Chateau Leoville Las Cases wine has a medium-bodied with wondrous purity and tension, the acidity beautifully poised and imparting the palpable sense of energy from start to finish. Where it really excels is on the finish. This 2014 Chateau Leoville Las Cases wine has an exquisite structure, very complex with enormous persistence. This Chateau Leoville Las Cases is one of the best Left Bank 2014.
The 2014 Chateau Leoville Las Cases wine is a blend of mostly Cabernet Sauvignon, with Cabernet Franc and Merlot, cropped at 33 hectoliters per hectare and matured in 85% new oak. There is 6.8% vin de presse this year. Picked between 30 September and 13 October over 12 days.
98 points James Suckling
97 points Wine Enthusiast
96 points Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate