A unique and delicate style, Chateau Leoville Las Cases unveils a prestigious box set that enhances 6 vintages of its fine Saint-Julien wine
The Prestige Collection Historiques box set is a refined invitation to discover six exceptional vintages that reflect the balance, elegance and aging potential of Chateau Leoville Las Cases wines.
The Chateau Leoville Las Cases Collection Prestige Millesimes Historiques is a beautiful wooden box containing 1 bottle of each vintage: 1982-1990-1996-2000-2005-2009 and only 500 Collection of the Prestige Historiques cases are released.
The Chateau Leoville Las Cases is currently one of the most iconic estates in the prestigious Saint-Julien appellation, located on the left bank of the Bordeaux region. Renowned as one of the oldest estates in the Medoc, the estate boasts a long winegrowing heritage. Bestowed with the Second Classified Growth title in the 1855 Official Classification, the qualitative excellence of Leoville Las Cases earned its rank as a “1st among the Second Growths”. Chateau Leoville Las Cases was acquired by the Delon family at the end of the 19th century and is still managed by Jean-Hubert Delon.
Vintages and blends
The wines presented in the Millesimes Historiques Prestige collection box set by Chateau Leoville Las Cases are a refined expression of the nuances of each grape variety, enhanced by a masterful blend:
– 1982, Le Legendaire: Cabernet Sauvignon (60%), Merlot (26%), Cabernet Franc (9%), Petit Verdot (5%).
– 1990, La Vive Chaleur: Cabernet Sauvignon (43%), Merlot (29%), Cabernet Franc (21%), Petit Verdot (7%).
– 1996, L’Esthete Athletique : Cabernet Sauvignon (70%), Cabernet Franc (16%), Merlot (14%).
– 2000, La Beaute Millenaire: Cabernet Sauvignon (77%), Cabernet Franc (14%), Merlot (9%).
– 2005, La Purete Aveuglante: Cabernet Sauvignon (88%), Merlot (7%), Cabernet Franc (5%).
– 2009, La Puissante Ballerine: Cabernet Sauvignon (76%), Merlot (15%), Cabernet Franc (9%).
Vinification and aging
Following the wine’s aging period in the cellars of Chateau Leoville Las Cases, each vintage presented in this box set has been carefully selected.
1 x 1982 Chateau Leoville Las Cases
1 x 1990 Chateau Leoville Las Cases
1 x 1996 Chateau Leoville Las Cases
1 x 2000 Chateau Leoville Las Cases
1 x 2005 Chateau Leoville Las Cases
1 x 2009 Chateau Leoville Las Cases