Château Léoville-Las Cases 1982
Again, the iron filings and bloody flesh of an older Cabernet.
This has a little more force but a little less grace than some others in the line-up.
It is a beautiful wine with stunning concentration, but I miss some lift through the body. Still incredible integrity of colour, these wines have got decades left in them.
Wild strawberries, ripe figs and damsons on the palate, the tannins do soften with coaxing in the glass, revealing some cigar box and leather aromatics.
Taster Jane Anson
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