Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 94 points: Possibly one of two of the most concentrated St.-Juliens (Léoville Las Cases is the other), this 2005 shows wonderfully sweet tannin, a dense ruby/purple color, and lots of crème de cassis, licorice and spice...
Wine Spectator, 92 points: Sweet tobacco berry and currant aromas follow through to a full body with soft silky tannins and a fresh racy aftertaste of currant and mineral. The texture of the tannins is very beautiful. Best after 2016. –JS
Decanter, 94 points: I'm not sure you need me to recap the weather conditions in 2005 as it's such a famous, and relatively recent, year. Suffice to say, it was pretty close to a perfect year, with spots of heat but generally cool evenings...
Neal Martin's Wine Journal, 94 points: The Château Lagrange 2005 has an intense bouquet with cedar and graphite infusing the black fruit, nicely controlled and focused. The palate is medium-bodied with firm tannin, well-judged acidity and a slightly reserved...
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