Robert Parker"A wine of great intensity and purity (what's new?), this blend of 69% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19.5% Merlot, and 11.5% Cabernet Franc boasts a thick purple color in addition to an extraordinary classic Las Cases bouquet of graphite, licorice, and sweet black cherries intermixed with currant and a hint of vanilla. The 2001 is a bit firmer, with higher acidity analytically than the 2000, and the tannin seemingly more in evidence. Nevertheless, this is a relatively large-scaled, dense, backward, concent...
Vintage ChartRating for France-Bordeaux-Saint-Julien: 88 (average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: drink now<br/>