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Who Likes This Wine(41)

  1. Jeffrey Silver

    Jeffrey Silver

    201 Tasting Notes

  2. MEKWINE

    MEKWINE

    248 Tasting Notes

  3. Christine Havens

    Christine Havens

    308 Tasting Notes

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Community Tasting Notes (234) Avg Score: 94.9 points

  • Huge nose of "fraises écrasées", cedar wood, coffee, leather... super silky tanins, fruits noirs mûrs, super silky delicate!!

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  • Gorgeous nose of Bordeaux earth. Decanted for 2 hours. Thick and silky on the palate with decadent flavors of dark plums and cassis along with prominant notes of chocolate, rich tobacco and sweet earth. This is a big, voluptuous left-bank wine but it finishes with good structure and grip. Yes, the 90's are decadent and whorish for Bordeaux but there are definitely some nights where that works! Simply delicious.

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  • Utterly beautiful wine. At age 26 this wine is firing on all cylinders. Dble decanted for 3hrs and and even drank over 90min it continued to change. It's mature today and balanced. Silky smooth and a lovely Asian spice box on the nose. The taste has minerallike, with chocolate, hazelnut and artichoke. The finish seems to never stop. You sense this wine in mind for mins afterwards. This wine is very impressive and I get the sense it is just starting to strut it's stuff. You are rewarded today but can enjoy over the next 7-12yrs. There is long life here. Enjoy and Cheers My Score 98

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  • LLC dinner at 10 Greek Street. It follows on from '88 and the contrast was acutely obvious: dark, mocha and tobacco aromas wafting from the glass of 90 in contrast to the more refined and smooth red fruits of '88. Dense, chewy tannins, and coffee on the palate.

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  • Decanted 2 hrs, deep red with barely lighter rim. Tobacco jump out of the glass, followed by purfumed cassis. Smooth and perfect balance of sweet fruit vs acidity on palate, good concentration but not overwhelming. Cedar aroma on finish, long and inducing another sip.

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  • By Lyle Fass
    10/10/2007, (See more on Rockss and Fruit...)

    (Leoville-Las Cases) Too ripe, forced and hot. Some "fake" flavors there and the whole thing just seemed wrong. This did not have the authenticity of the other three. Not even close. Too bad as LLC was a great wine once. No longer.

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