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CLOS DU MARQUIS Second wine of Chateau Leoville Las-Cases, St-Julien 2011

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CLOS DU MARQUIS Second wine of Chateau Leoville Las-Cases, St-Julien 2011 CLOS DU MARQUIS Second wine of Chateau Leoville Las-Cases, St-Julien 2011

CLOS DU MARQUIS Second wine of Chateau Leoville Las-Cases, St-Julien 2011

<p>Established in 1902, Clos du Marquis is the second wine of Ch. Leoville Las-Cases, usually exhibiting typical Saint-Julien structure, complexity, balance, distinction and strong ageing potential.</p> <p>A wine of generous proportions yet pinpoint precision, the word “racy” has been used more than once to describe the 2016 Clos du Marquis. A richly exotic and expansive palate is centered around a sturdy backbone and exquisite structure resulting in a classically styled wine that will continue to develop with cellaring.</p>
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Established in 1902, Clos du Marquis is the second wine of Ch. Leoville Las-Cases, usually exhibiting typical Saint-Julien structure, complexity, balance, distinction and strong ageing potential.

A wine of generous proportions yet pinpoint precision, the word “racy” has been used more than once to describe the 2016 Clos du Marquis. A richly exotic and expansive palate is centered around a sturdy backbone and exquisite structure resulting in a classically styled wine that will continue to develop with cellaring.

  • Style: Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Vintage: 2011
  • Region: St-Julien
  • Code: CDMSJ
  • Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Country: France

Region St-Julien

Small but mighty, the appellation of St.-Julien, on Bordeaux’s Left Bank, has long enjoyed a reputation for exceptional quality and consistency. Compared to its neighbours in Bordeaux, St.-Julien produces the highest proportion of classified-growth wines, with more than three-quarters of the vineyards devoted to top-ranked producers. They include several “Super Second” chateaux and many other outstanding classified growths and Cru Bourgeois. Saint-Julien wines are beautifully balanced, with a great richness, depth of colour, and elegance. Cabernet Sauvignon prevails, with Merlot and Cabernet Franc used for blending in the classic Bordeaux style.

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