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1996 Leoville Las Cases - Printable Version

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- TheEngineer - 11-15-2010 10:15 AM

Another case of infanticide I'm afraid,...at 15 years of age.

This wine was still deep garnet in color, no sign of brickin yet, just some transulcense. On the nose, nice deep dark fruits, violet, older wood. On the palate, much the same but the wine is still rather tannic, very grippy. Medium plus body but with the grip of a young wine. Still rather reserve despite all that it was showing (which was good), you could sense that there was loads behind it that it was not showing. I'd say if you have one of these, to hid it deeper in your cellar and not look at it for at lease another 5 years....