|Pack Size||Source||Qty||You Sell||You Buy||Qty||Action|
|12 x 0.75L||BI Stock IB||4 cs||£1,450.00||£1,610.00||1 cs|
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An incredibly fresh, lively 2003 (the pH is only 3.6 and the alcohol is 13.1%), this wine offers a dense ruby/purple color along with full body and a remarkable nose of black currants, kirsch, lead pencil shavings and vanilla. Opulent, full-bodied and close to full maturity, it is a seamless classic that will age for 15-20 more years. Kudos to the Delon family for such a brilliant achievement in a tricky vintage.
Robert Parker (Wine Advocate #214, Aug 2014)
Tasted at Bordeaux Index's "10-Year On" tasting in London. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the Las-Cases has the most complex nose of the three Leovilles with beautifully defined blackberry, wild hedgerow, leather and black truffle scents that waft seductively from the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with plenty of pure dark cherry and boysenberry fruit stuck through by a keen thread of acidity. This is very composed, very animated with a long, sensual finish. Superb. Tasted March 2013.
– eRobertParker.com, May 2013
Incredible nose of crushed berry, licorice, violets and lightly toasted oak. Pure crÃ¨me de cassis. Full-bodied, with big, velvety tannins and a long, long finish. Solid.
– James Suckling (WineSpectator.com, March 2006)
Quality 838 | Brand 994 | Economics 942 |
Quality: Predicted life of 14 years, one of the longest drinking windows in its peer group, which averages 9 years Brand: Strong restaurant presence, featuring on 42 of the world's top wine lists, including Tim Raue Economics: Above its peer group average price of £50 for the 2003 vintage Production: Lower production than its peer group average of 186,000 bottles
- www.wine-lister.com June 2017