1999 CLOS du MARQUIS
Bordeaux Red Saint-Julien

Second Wine of Leoville Las-Cases

$165.00


clos du marquis
750 ML
The name of this wine, created at the beginning of the 20th century when the vineyard was planted, was inspired by the Petit Clos adjacent to the Château de Léoville, residence of the Marquis de Las Cases. Clos du Marquis is a historical brand by the Domaines Delon, at the very origin a separate vineyard to Leoville Las Cases whose first vintage was released in 1902.

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Description

The creation of this brand allowed to produce a wine enjoying the best of these distinct terroirs. The situation remains unchanged today as the vineyard producing the Clos du Marquis is located on top terroirs of the Saint Julien appellation, the main part being surrounded by such prestigious Classified Growths as Léoville Poyferré and Léoville Barton.

Second Wine of Leoville Las-Cases, Outstanding!

Wine Spectator – 89 Points

Succulent and ripe red. Pretty and aromatic, with floral and berry character. Medium-bodied, with juicy, soft tannins. Long finish. 3/2003 winespectator.com

Wine Advocate – 86 Points

The 1999 Clos du Marquis reveals sweet black currant fruit on the attack, but the finish is tannic and compresse. 4/2002 robertparker.com —Robert PARKER Jr.

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