Young Cabernet Sauvignon vines are blended with older Merlot in this second wine of Léoville las Cases. That gives a wine which is warm, ripe and structured. It does have concentration while also having great freshness and a crisp aftertaste. Drink from 2022.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.