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 2012 Chateau Leoville Las Cases is 74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, and 11% Cabernet Franc.
The rich and powerful red from Saint-Julien appellation displays a dense violet hue. The palate develops surprisingly mild and unique tannins. The medium-bodied vintage exudes notes of currant, graphite, crushed stone, and subtle wood nuances. The palate is very mineral and precise. This wine from Bordeaux is impressive and strong, with a rich texture leading to remarkable length on the finish.