Chateau Leoville Las Cases is one of the oldest vineyards in the Medoc region. The 55 ha (135.9 acres) terroir is boarded with a stone wall. The 2005 Chateau Leoville Las Cases is 88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, and 5% Cabernet Franc.
The exceptional red wine from Saint-Julien appellation displays a violet-tinted, dense ruby hue. The bouquet impresses with pure black fruit notes, wet rocks, graphite, as wells as subtle toasted hints, and vanilla. This full-bodied and very deep vintage from Bordeaux is in line with legendary releases from Chateau Leoville Las Cases. Will peak between 2023 and 2050.