The Bordeaux blend has been copied with considerable success in many other wine regions, the ultimate compliment. The Left Bank of the Gironde River boasts the great Chateaux of the Medoc and Graves, whilst on the Right Bank, Saint Emilion (arguably the most beautiful commune) and Pomerol. Bordeaux is synonymous with the finest quality, predominantly in red wines though great dry whites are made in the Pessac Leognan, and most wine lovers will strive to taste the sweet white wines of Chateau Yquem and its neighbouring Chateau in Sauternes and Barsac.
The 2003 vintage was considered to be great year by the wine producers at Leoville Las-Cases! It can easily be conceived that the wine will contunue to grow and mature with a few more years of rest, but can absolutely be opened and fully enjoyed today!
Quinault LEnclos is now part of the Cheval Blanc stable. The 2003 is precocious and approachable as you would expect from this warmer and dryer than usual vintage. A successful Merlot dominated St Emilion. If you like soft and generous, charming Bordeaux wines this will hit the spot.
Another medal winner from the 4th generation family-owned domaine. Deep colour with crimson tints. Brimming with black fruit flavours (black berry, black cherry), red fruits (cassis, crushed strawberry) and liquorice. Mineral, spicy
and toasty. Medium-bodied, mouth-filling texture and balance, with ripe and fine tannins. Long on the finish.
Great with red meat, grilled meat and game. Also well suited for
pasta, red sauces and cheese.
80% Merlot – 15% Cabernet-Sauvignon. 5% Cabernet-Franc.
Gold Medal at the 2017 Entre-Deux-Mers wines Challenge.
Gold Medal at the 2017 Gilbert & Gaillard International competition.
Silver medal at the 2017 Paris wines competition.
Silver Medal at the 2017 Lyon wines challenge.
Silver Medal at the 2017 Los Angeles International competition