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  • By Chris Kissack
    August 2012, (See more on Winedoctor...) 18 points

    (Château Léoville-Las-Cases (St Julien)) Really deeply pigmented, dark but certainly not opaque. For the first four to five hours, this wine remained aromatically reticent. It held on to any nuances of perfume, of fruit, but when it finally relaxed it revealed reassuring multilayered seams of dark, sweet and dusty fruit, with smoky damson and plum skins. Dark, sooty but sweet, rich and concentrated, it remains primary but very appealingly so. In truth, I find it a little haunting and enticingly imperceptible, its depths difficult to fathom. It reveals much, but it also suggests there is much more complexity to come here. Despite opening up to reveal a sweet and exuberant character, the palate remains medium-bodied from the start, gently concentrated and full of substance. This is just delicious, sweet and yet with a savoury weight to it, so there is no super-ripe modernity here. In fact, towards the finish, it starts to reveal a more severe tannic backbone, but at no time is this fully laid bare, and so it remains beautifully balanced despite its youthful style. This is just super - but it needs time.

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