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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Château Léoville Las Cases

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

St Julien

Grape Variety:

Cab Sauvignon Merlot

Clos du Marquis, St Julien, 2020

6x75cl £225.00

5 cases Equiv. £37.50 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

"The 2020 Clos du Marquis is plush, sensual and inviting, with soft contours that make it a real pleasure to taste today. Inky red/purplish fruit, lavender, spice, rose petal, mint and cedar all take shape as this sexy Saint-Julien shows off its allure. All the elements are so nicely balanced. In 2020, only 25 of the 46 hectares of the property were used for the Grand Vin. Drink from 2026 to 2040". 91-93+/100 - Antonio Galloni, Vinous

"The 2020 Clos du Marquis was picked September 11–29 and matured in 40% new oak with 13.57° alcohol. This Saint-Julien displays copious blackberry and raspberry scents on the nose, intermingling with freshly rolled tobacco and subtle estuarine aromas. There is something almost... gentle about the aromatics. The palate is medium-bodied with satisfying sappiness on the entry that gets the saliva flowing. Quite classic in style, in keeping with the leitmotif of the vintage, this fans out toward the finish while retaining ample structure and a sense of linearity. This excellent Clos du Marquis brims over with breeding and should drink well for 20–30 years. Drink from 2027 to 2050". 92-94/100 - Neal Martin, Vinous

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