2010 Leoville Las Cases St. Julien Bordeaux Wine The Lion Roars


2010 Leoville Las Cases, 2010 Clos du Marquis, 2010 Le Petit Lion  2010 Bordeaux Wine review, tasting notes and ratings.

2010 Leoville Las Cases  A blend of 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot and 8% Cabernet Franc represents 36.7% of the harvest. The wine reached 13.7% alcohol, which is l0wer than the 13.8% level recorded in 2009.  Opaque purple in color, this big, concentrated, thick wine is stuffed with ripe cassis and fresh blackberries.  Powerful, tannic, ripe, fresh and dense, 2010 Leoville Las Cases is a masculine styled wine that requires serious cellar time to become civilized. 95-96 Pts

2010 Clos du Marquis was produced from 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Merlot and 8% Cabernet Franc. Interestingly, this wine represents the same portion of the harvest as Leoville Las Cases, 36.7%.  Chewy, boysenberry and cassis flavors, tannic, strong, fresh and beefy. 90-92 Pts

2010 Le Petit Lion de Marquis de Las Cases  – The official second wine of Chateau Leoville Las Cases offers sweet cassis and blackberry with bitter chocolate, medium/full body and juicy cabernet in the finish. 88-90 Pts

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