Wine Chateau Leoville Las Cases Saint -Julien AOC 2-eme Grand Cru Classe 1970
Wine garnet color - opaque and almost black.
The wine has an elegant, harmonious taste, which is a little lacking wealth that does not interfere with the drink to be energetic and have a good length. A long, persistent finish.
The wine has aromas of cedar resin with nuances of vanilla and fruit.
The wine goes well with meat dishes and cheeses.
Château Léoville Las Kaz - is the largest of the three estates Léoville (Las Kaz, Puaferre and Barton), and, perhaps, one of the largest in Bordeaux. Vineyard area of 97.1 hectares, the average age of the vines 30 years, with a stocking density of 8 thousand. Vines / ha. Average yield: 42-50 hl / ha. Fermentation and maceration take place in oak, concrete or stainless steel tanks, depending on the characteristics of the crop. Clarification is conducted with egg white, filtration before bottling is not made. Shutter speed is held in oak barrels, 60-80% of which are updated annually.
Despite the fact that such meticulousness and integrity in relation to quality can be found in some other chateaux, surpass them almost no one can. The credit for this belongs to Michel Delon, replacing his father, Paul. No one can dispute the excellent quality of its wines - the result of almost manic obsession to become the best in St Julien. Informal definition of "supervtorye" appeared largely under the influence of a confident march locks Saint-Julien, none of which has been awarded the status of Premier Grand Cru in the historical classification of 1855. However, castles flagship appellasona, one of which - Leoville-Las-Cases, formally "second", in reality - is higher, so the class to emphasize the special position added "super". Wine Leoville-Las-Cases more affordable than those in the first class, and very often get a high rating points most famous wine critics.
Wine production Léoville Las Casa typically dark, tart, full-bodied, rich, and, of course, have the structure for long aging. This traditional Bordeaux designed for connoisseurs who have the patience to wait for 10-15 years required for the proper maturation. The label of the chateau is decorated with old door with a lion lying on them. The gateway to scenic vineyards can see firsthand if we move from the commune of Saint-Julien, Pauillac aside.