jamessuckling.com, 96 points: (JS95-96 points) This is massive with so much ripe fruit and velvety tannins, yet it manages to remain fresh and balanced. Full body, round texture and a long finish. Best ever from here.
jamessuckling.com, 95 points: (JS94-95 points) Very tannic and rich for this wine with lots of velvety tannins and focused fruit. Full and flavorful. Muscular wine.
Wine Spectator, 93 points: Wonderfully perfumed with violets flowers fruit and cedar. Full-bodied with loads of fruit and a powerful structure. Powerful and reserved.--'95/'96 Bordeaux retrospective. Best after 2009. –JS
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 91 points: The 1996 Clos du Marquis is a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon (lower than recent vintages), 33% Merlot and 7% Petit Verdot (that usually goes into Leoville-Las Cases). Much like the 1996 Potensac that I tasted alongside...
Wine Spectator, 92 points: Very perfumed with blackberries currants and vanilla. Full bodied with silky tannins and a long finish. This is tight and racy. Very fine. Best after 2008.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 91 points: In 2003, this was the second wine of Leoville Las Cases as opposed to a separate entity. A brilliant effort, it was harvested between September 11 and 26, and boasts 13.3% natural alcohol. The final blend was 54% Cabernet...
Wine Spectator, 91 points: Aromas of raspberry and citrus with just a hint of sweet tobacco. Full-bodied with a solid core of fruit and a caressing layered tannin structure. Very well made. Excellent. Best after 2011. –JS
Wine Spectator, 93 points: Fabulous aromas of crushed raspberry blackberry mineral and licorice follow through to a full-bodied palate. This is chewy yet silky with a long long finish. Balanced and powerful. Best after 2012. –JS
Wine Spectator, 92 points: Offers violet and blackberry on the nose with tar. Full-bodied with velvety tannins and a fruity minerally aftertaste. Long and silky. Very serious for the vintage. Best after 2013. -JS
jamessuckling.com, 94 points: This is the best Clos du Marquis ever made. Structured and very rich with flavors of currants berries and flowers. A baby Las Cases. Full and fine with firm tannins and a mineral character. More Cabernet Sauvignon in the...
Wine Spectator, 95 points: A graceful wine with beautiful violet and raspberry aromas and flavors. Very fresh and pure with the floral edge lingering through the finish. Long and supple. Tasted non-blind. -J.M.
Wine Spectator, 93 points: This is solid with singed apple wood giving way to damson plum and blackberry fruit. Dark roasted vanilla bean and tar notes take over on the finish which has nice stuffing.-J.M.
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