François-Louis Vuitton Collection Personnelle Limited Edition
|Region||France, Bordeaux, Pessac-Leognan|
Assortment case of 6 bottles Collection Personnelle M. Francois Louis Vuitton. Only 700 cases were produced.
1 Bottle - 2012 Chateau Lascombes Margaux
95 JD... "Possessing a terrific bouquet of saddle leather, wild herbs, cassis, and coffee beans, the 2012 Lascombes is rich, full-bodied, concentrated, and nicely structured on the palate. With serious fruit intensity, ripe tannin, and a great finish, this stacked Margaux will drink nicely for 10-15 years
92 WA..."An outstanding wine in this vintage, the full-bodied 2012 Lascombes reveals more power, concentration, and texture than many of its peers. Its dense blue/purple color is followed by notes of acacia flowers, blueberries, black raspberries, black currants, vanillin, and toast. Medium to full-bodied with excellent texture (for 2012), as well as good follow through and length, this soft, plush, outstanding Margaux should drink well for 12-15 years.
1 Bottle - 2014 Chateau Giscours Margaux
WE 96/JS 95/WA 92 "Pronounced toast aromas follow through to the palate, yielding an assertive smoky toast character throughout. However, this impressive wine's real potential is the undertow of ripe fruit. It needs cellaring for many years to fully harmonize." WE . 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 10% Petit Verdot
1 Bottle - 2009 Chateau Gaffeliere Saint-Emillion
WS 95+/WE 94/JS 94 "This cuts a wide swath, with mouthwatering tobacco and warm ganache notes leading the way, followed by a wave of fig, blackberry, and black currant preserves. Shows a remarkable definition already, even though the structure is strident. Tempting now, but just put this in the back of the cellar. Best from 2020 through 2035." -James Molesworth, Wine Spectator
1 Bottle - 2014 Chateau Cadet Bon Saint-Emillion
91 Decanter "Presents a deep ruby red color. The nose delivers an elegant and delicate freshness with notes of black fruits and cherry finely spicy. In the palate, a nice structure develops with silky and harmonious tannins. The finish is round, ample, and fleshy."
1 Bottle - 2014 Chateau Leoville Poyferre Saint-Julien
WE 94/JS 94/WA 93 "This wine is concentrated with tannins that come from both the firm fruit and the wood aging. It is packed with blackberry flavors. The velvet texture (that is just a hint at the moment) is going to bring out the richness of this wine produced with consultation from Michel Rolland. Drink from 2024." 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc
"The 2014 Leoville-Poyferre was surprisingly backward and tight on the nose (usually it is the most expressive and generous Léoville in its youth). The precision and focus are intact, but it is broody and sultry at the moment. The palate is medium-bodied with a firm structure, which suggests that it has turned volte-face since its opulent showing in barrel. Overall, this comes across as perhaps a slightly more austere and masculine wine from Didier Cuvelier, though that is not a criticism, just an observation. I would like to see a little more persistence on the finish, but the tidings bode well for this mercurial and fascinating Léoville-Poyferre. I can see it improving with bottle age, hence the plus sign against my score." WE
1 Bottle - 2010 Chateau Malartic Lagraviere Pessac-Leognan
JS 95/WA 94/WE 93 "Deep garnet colored, the 2010 Malartic Lagraviere has a nose of prunes, dried figs, and leather with nuances of cherry cough syrup, sassafras, and camphor. Full-bodied, the mid-palate is a little dried out while the tannins are pretty darn chewy, finishing a tad hard." JS. 45 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot