2008 Clos du Marquis Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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REVIEWS

WE 93 JL 92 DC 90 NM 90 VN 90 WS 90
WE 93

Wine Enthusiast, April 2011

Treated now as a separate wine, rather than a second wine, with its own vineyard, Clos du Marquis has developed a dense, concentrated style. It is firm, chewy, the tannins in suspension in the rich fruit. Good aging...
JL 92

TheWineCellarInsider.com, August 2009

(90-92 points) 08 Clos du Marquis is 55% cabernet sauvignon, 41% merlot, 3% cabernet franc, and a dollop of petit verdot. It sees 25% new oak. Its nose is of smoky black fruit and spice. The wine finishes with soft, dark...
DC 90

Decanter, November 2018

Sourced from different vines to Petit Lion, in an entirely different section of the vineyard, this is a little softer in expression, even with just one year difference. The vintage itself had a late budburst after a wet...
NM 90

Neal Martin's Wine Journal, February 2012

Tasted ex-château and single blind in Southwold. The Clos du Marquis is an excellent Saint Julien from Mon. Delon although it did not quite meet my expectations under blind conditions. It has a refined well-defined...
VN 90

Vinous, May 2018

The 2008 Clos du Marquis has an expressive bouquet with blackberry, briary and pencil shaving aromas that gains intensity with aeration. The palate is medium-bodied with just a light seam of greenness, although it merely...
WS 90

Wine Spectator, December 2010

Ripe and refined with pure driven plum raspberry and black cherry fruit and sleek structure. Flickers of charcoal roasted cedar and tobacco hang in the background. Should age nicely. Drink now through 2017.-J.M.

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region St Julien
Vintage 2008
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork