1998 Leoville-Las Cases Bordeaux Blend

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  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 1.5L
  • WA 93
  • WS 93
  • IWC 92

Reviews for 1998 Leoville-Las Cases Bordeaux Blend

WA 93
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2001
The 1998 has turned out to be one of the vintage's superb Medocs. It boasts an opaque black/purple color as well as a classic Leoville Las Cases display of lead pencil gorgeously pure black raspberries and cherries smoke... The 1998 has turned out to be one of the vintage's superb Medocs. It boasts an opaque black/purple color as well as a classic Leoville Las Cases display of lead pencil gorgeously pure black raspberries and cherries smoke and graphite. A broad yet focused entry on the palate reveals firm tannin medium to full body superb concentration and purity as well as a totally symmetrical mouthfeel...
WS 93
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, January 2009
Impressive dark, almost purple color. Intense aromas of crushed blackberries, minerals, mint and currant follow through to a full body, with licorice and berry character and a long, velvety finish. Needs a bit of time... Impressive dark, almost purple color. Intense aromas of crushed blackberries, minerals, mint and currant follow through to a full body, with licorice and berry character and a long, velvety finish. Needs a bit of time still, but very enjoyable already. Very serious for the vintage.—'88/'98 Bordeaux blind retrospective (2008). Best after 2011. – JS
IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, May 2001
...Spicy currant lead pencil licorice minerals and roasted nuts. Dense spicy and penetrating with lovely clarity of fruit and considerable power. Quite suave and stylish. Finishes very long...