2018 Le Petit Lion du Marquis de Las Cases Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 3L
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REVIEWS

JS 94 JD 93 DC 92 DC 92 JL 91 WA 91 WS 91
JS 94

jamessuckling.com, January 2021

Wild berries, blackberries and nuts with wood and herbal undertones on the nose. It’s full-bodied with firm, grainy tannins. Savory and well balanced on the palate with a chewy, flavorful finish. Tight. Second wine of...
JD 93

jebdunnuck.com, March 2021

The second wine of Château Léoville Las Cases, the 2018 Le Petit Lion checks in as a more Merlot-dominated wine that is 45% Merlot, 42% Cabernet Sauvignon, and the rest Cabernet Franc. It also sees slightly less new oak...
DC 92

Decanter, April 2019

As with the grand vin, you can see this will be approachable a little earlier than most years, without sacrificing ageing ability if you really want to hold on. Harvested between 18 September and 10 October, 2018 is the...
DC 92

Decanter, April 2019

As with the grand vin, you can see this will be approachable a little earlier than most years, without sacrificing ageing ability if you really want to hold on. Harvested between 18 September and 10 October, 2018 is the...
JL 91

TheWineCellarInsider.com, March 2021

Here you find a family resemblance to the Grand Vin. Lighter, closer to ready to drink and softer for sure, but this Baby Las Cases is perfect for restaurants and early drinking with its black raspberry and currant...
WA 91

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, March 2021

The 2018 Le Petit Lion is blended of 45% Merlot, 42% Cabernet Sauvignon and 13% Cabernet Franc, sourced from within the Las Cases enclosure. The wine has 14.47% alcohol and was aged in 30% new barriques. Deep...
WS 91

Wine Spectator, January 2021

Reserved in style, but very sleek, with a hint of iron running just under the cover of dark plum and cassis notes. The finish is tightly-grained and focused, with a flash of charcoal at the very end. Cabernet Sauvignon...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region St Julien
Vintage 2018
Size 3L
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork