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120 Ratings
Clos du Marquis Saint-Julien
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Winemaker's Notes

(From 2005 Vintage) Clos du Marquis's grapes actually come from a separate area of vineyards
(rather than younger or less successful vines at Léoville-Las Cases)
surrounded on all sides by other Second Growths. This is made with much more
Merlot (38%) than the Léoville-Las Cases and is very rich, with sweet,
creamy, overripe raspberries and blackberries with leather overtones. It is a
very precise wine within a beautifully integrated framework of new oak and
classy tannins. This is a cracking Claret and one of the best value wines
of the vintage.

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 81/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 02/15/92