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Clos du Marquis Saint Julien 2011 Magnum

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Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Grape Variety: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot and 13% Cabernet Franc
Vintage: 2011
Aging Potential: Drink now through 2020
Serving Temperature: 16 °C
Alcohol Level: 13.5%
Bottle Size: 150cl

The Wine
A top-notch success that tips the scales at 13.6% natural alcohol, this blend of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot and 13% Cabernet Franc was cropped at only 27 hectoliters per hectare. Representing 40% of the entire production, this is a seriously endowed, deep purple-colored 2011 with lots of pure creme de cassis and black cherry liqueur notes intermixed with notions of cedar, vanillin and spice box. With good acidity, ripe tannin and surprising concentration as well as depth, this classic St.-Julien has once again over-performed.


One of the oldest Medoc estates, Domaine de Léoville belonged to some of the wealthiest and most influential noble French families before it was acquired by the Las Cases family. The estate was split up between 1826 and 1840 as a result of the French Revolution. (Expropriation of emigrants’ property and constitution of egalitarian redistribution). Château Léoville Las Cases was created, thanks to a kind of birthright, from 3/5 of the original estate and the heart of the domain.

The Grand Vin’s current terroir has therefore been at the historic heart of the original terroir since the 17th century. Pierre Jean, Adolphe and Gabriel de Las Cases were successive heirs to the property until 1900, when Théophile Skawinski purchased a share in the estate and became its manager. Léoville Las Cases has now been managed by the same family since the late 19th century and is today represented by Jean-Hubert Delon, sole owner of the Château and proprietor of Château Potensac in the Medoc and Château Nénin in Pomerol.

Producer Chateau Leoville Las Cases
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Color Red
Alcohol Content 13.5%
Serving Temperature 16°C
Vintage 2011
Grape Variety 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot and 13% Cabernet Franc
Wine Closure Natural Cork
Cellaring Drink/Keep
Bottle Size 150cl

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