Le Petit Lion du Marquis de Las Cases 2017 – Saint-Julien

Le Petit Lion du Marquis de Las Cases 2017 – Saint-Julien

The nose is fruity, elegant, well-built and precise. It reveals notes of blackberry, cassis and fine touches of plum, black berries, ripe Gariguette strawberry and liquorice associated with a discreet hint of menthol as well as a subtle hint of gray pepper, mild tobacco and spices. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, silky, clean/net, elegant, gourmand and offers a good definition, a fine creaminess, a beautiful mineral frame as well as a beautiful definition. On the palate this wine expresses notes of black cherry, blackberry, ripe raspberry and more slightly ripe wild strawberry associated with a hint of small black berries, liquorice, tobacco as well as discreet hints of cocoa, a subtle hint of almond on the finish. Good length. There are fine touches of chocolate as well as caramelization/milky caramel on the finish.

Note (Score): 16.5/20

Note (Score): 93/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2018

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Oui (Yes)