Château Léoville Las Cases is one of the oldest wineries in Médoc.
AOC Saint-Julien, it ranked second in the Grand Cru rankings of 1855. The estate includes 97 hectares of vineyard. The vineyard is adjacent to that of Château Latour, separated only by a small stream.
Its vines are composed of 66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot.
The wines produced by the Domaine are Château Léoville Las Cases, Le Clos du Marquis, created in 1902, long regarded as the second wine of Château is today a full-fledged first wine on a specific terroir and Le Petit Lion du Marquis de las Cases, second wine.
At the heart of the area is the Grand Clos, a vineyard of 50 hectares entirely surrounded by walls, whose entrance is guarded by the famous Lion adorning the field of bottle labels.
The estate is run by the same family since the 19th century. It is currently represented by Jean-Hubert Delon who manages and owns the Potensac castles (Médoc) and Nenin (Pomerol).