Clos du Marquis 2000 - Lot of 2 Bottles

Clos du Marquis 2000

  • Black fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Wine for ageing
  • Color:Red
  • 13% 
  • 1.5L
  • Intensity
  • Classic

Produced from special vines from Château Léoville Las Cases, this wine, already sublime in its youth, is even more supple and easily accessible than its elder sibling. More info

  • Quantity: 2 Bottles
  • Level: 2 into-neck
  • Label: 2 slightly folded label
  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Saint-Julien
  • Producer/Owner: Famille Delon
  • More information....

Clos du Marquis serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Chaud-froid de volaille, Tournedos à la moelle, Filet de boeuf truffé sauce demi-glace.

Peak: To drink

  • Vintage score: 18/20
  • What the experts say...

    "D'un pourpre dense et opaque, doté de notes de crèmes de cassis, de vanille et de cerise, il est moyennement corsé, onctueux du fait de sa faible acidité, et révèle un caractère plus évolué que son grand frère. Remarquable de concentration et de profondeur, marqué par la mâche, il est racé." Source : R. Parker (01/03)

    Lot presentation
    Clos du Marquis

    Cuvée presentation

    The Clos du Marquis is more than just the second wine of Château Léoville Las Cases. Usually made from the vines in the Petit Clos and the plots outside the Grand Enclos (the area of vines that produce Léoville's grand vin), it is a match for many of the Médoc's finest wines. The grapes are grown and vinified with the same care as the grand vin, and the resulting wine has a wonderful distinguished elegance. The tannic structure needs a few years to age before the flavours reach their full expression.

    Information about domain Château Léoville Las Cases

    Created in 1638, Château Léoville Las Cases produces some of Bordeaux's most prestigious wines. They were already well-known, much appreciated and commanding high prices in the middle of the 18th century, due to work of the owner, Blaise-Alexandre de Gasq, the Seigneur of Léoville. Four of his descendants owned the property at the time of the French Revolution. One of them, the Marquis de Las Cases, who owned one quarter of the land, fled abroad. The other three managed to obtain a partial confiscation of the property, consisting specifically of this quarter, from the Revolutionary Government. This plot would later become Léoville Barton. At the beginning of the 19th century the property was split once again and the half adjoining Château Latour formed the current vineyard.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 2 Bottles
    • Level: 2 into-neck
    • Label: 2 slightly folded label
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
    • French customs seal: yes
    • Alcohol percentage: 13 %
    • Country/Region: Bordeaux
    • Appellation/Wine: Saint-Julien
    • Producer/Owner: Famille Delon
    • Vintage: 2000
    • Color: Red
    • Peak: To drink
    • Service temperature: 16°
    • Viticulture: Conventional 
    • Size (in ha): 45
    • Intensity: Classic
    • Dominant aroma: Black fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Merlot, 3% Petit verdot et 2% Cabernet franc

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    (1)For delivery in metropolitan France. More information....

    iDealwine price estimate
    Clos du Marquis 2000

    iDealwine Price(1) corresponds to the hammer price and the buyer's premium charged by the auctioneer. (1)Bottle format