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Chateau Clos du Marquis 375ml 2003Chateau Clos du Marquis 375ml 2003
Size: 375ml
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Sub-Region: Saint Julien
Producer: Chateau Clos du Marquis

WS 90 WA 90 IWC 90


"Very pretty aromas of blackberry, currant and licorice. Full-bodied, with velvety, round tannins and lots of attractive vanilla and berry flavors. Long. Best after 2009. " -Rated 90, Wine Spectator

"The 2003 Clos du Marquis possesses higher alcohol (13.4%) than the 2003 grand vin, no doubt because of the higher percentage of Merlot in the final blend. This impressive sleeper of the vintage boasts a deep ruby/purple color as well as abundant amounts of fleshy, black cherry and currant fruit interwoven with mocha, vanillin, and spice box. Pure, layered, upfront, and already delicious, it should be drunk over the next 12-15 years." -Rated 90, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

"Good ruby-red. Roasted plum, currant and leather on the nose. Thick, rich and deep, with uncanny sweetness and mouth coverage for this bottling. Finishes very long, with a suggestion of dried fruits and big tannins that are even sweeter than those of the 2005." -Rated 90, Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar