Wine Chateau Leoville Las Cases Saint -Julien AOC 2-eme Grand Cru Classe 1998
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Deep purple color.
Château Léoville Las Kaz 1998 has excellent balance and complex, silky taste, enchanting notes of blackberry jam and black cherry, to which are added shades of smoke, tobacco, pepper and minerals. Give a special piquancy guilt mature, sweet tannins, reveals in an amazing long finish.
Rich aroma shows notes of black currant, plum and mulberry, which are interwoven with hints of mocha, cedar and graphite.
The wine goes well with red meat, game and poultry, as well as foie gras, truffles and julienne mushrooms. As appetizers ideal mature cheeses, prosciutto and pate. 1-2 hours before serving is recommended to decant the wine.
Try magnificent Château Léoville Las Kaz 1998, which, according to authoritative experts, can fully compete with the vintages of 1998, the first Grand Cru Château Latour and Chateau Lafite Rothschild. At the peak of ripeness wine will be between 2011-2030 years.
Léoville Las Kaz - one of the great names and Bordeaux wines. In the XVII century in these lands Bordeaux merchant Jean de Mouat broke truly a great vineyard, which included not only the territory of present Leoville Las Cases, but also the neighboring Barton and Poyferr. His son, the notorious de Gask, built on these lands castle, shortly before the French Revolution, who went by inheritance to one of his nephews, the Marquis with French-Spanish name Las Cases-Bovuas. As a result, significant changes brought about by the revolution and the subsequent division of land for the descendants of the Marquis was only this part of the estate, and then it was bought by Theophile Skavinski, grandfather of the current owner of the castle, Michel Delon. Delon - known personality in the Medoc, it has one of the best of its own cellars in Bordeaux, and his collection extends far beyond the Medoc, as well as extensive knowledge and experience in the world of wine.
Manor Léoville Las Kaz - one of the largest in Bordeaux. Most of the vineyards are located right by the river on a slightly undulating hills of crushed stone with the perfect drainage, and it is a very important quality criterion in the Medoc. In Saint-Julien no class wines Prime grand cru, but according to Robert Parker and other experts, wine farms Chateau Léoville-Las Cases has long been included in this category, and some vintages even surpassed them. A characteristic feature of the wine sector is a harmonious style, which combines power and elegance.