mandag 11. mai 2015

Clos du Marquis




Saint-Julien



2016 Clos du Marquis
APR 17 Ruby. Scented, blueberries, floral, elegant nose, cassis, some tobacco notes far back.  Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark berries and spices, detailed, playful, long. 93-95

2016 La Petite Marquise
APR 17 Pale lemon yellow. Floral, scented, cassis, blueberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some anise, good length. 88-90

2015 Clos du Marquis
APR 16 Ruby. Scented, red berries, some floral notes, blueberries, lighter nose, delicate. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, red berries, blueberries, fresh, fruity, rounded, long. 89-91

2015 La Petite Marquise du Clos du Marquis
APR 16 Ruby. Scented, red berries, light floral note nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, touch herbal, some red berries, slightly bitter. First year of a second label for Clos du Marquis. 85-87

2014 Clos du Marquis
SEP 17 Ruby. Scented, red berries, raspberries, fruity, elegant, detailed, quite seductive nos. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, red berries, refreshing, long. 90

2014 Clos du Marquis
APR 15 Ruby. Intense, fruity, ripe nose, scented, light exotic note, minerals. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, lively, fruity, detailed, nuanced, long. 92-94

2013 Clos du Marquis
APR 14 Ruby. Red fruits, floral, fresh and fruity nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, elegant, detailed, red berries finish, good length. 88-90
2012 Clos du Marquis
APR 13 Deep ruby. Fruity, minerals, cassis and a deeper feel to it on the nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, elegant and long. 89-91

2010 Clos du Marquis
APR 11 Deep ruby, elegant and refined, feels very pure, refreshing, almost flirting. 90-92

2009 Clos du Marquis
SEP 17 Ruby. Some plums, cassis, blueberries, anise, touch of figs nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, blueberries, anise, elegant, detailed, nuanced, long. 92

2009 Clos du Marquis
SEP 15 Ruby. Dark fruits, spices, vanilla, juicy, quite intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, intense, fruity, ripe, elegant, long. 94

2009 Clos du Marquis
MAY 15 Deep ruby. Ripe, intense, dark fruits, intense fruity nose, some vanilla and spices behind. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rich, fruity, intense, long and fresh. 93

2009 Clos du Marquis
APR 10 Deep ruby, purple rim, vanilla, dark berries, cassis, touch of spices, very fresh acidity, high of ripe tannins, very elegant, goes on and on, lots of new flavours coming in waves. Long finish. 92-94

2006 Clos du Marquis
MAY 16 Ruby. Red berries, cassis, herbs, scented notes above. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, red berries, cassis, long. 91

2004 Clos du Marquis
JAN 18 Magnum. Ruby. Scented, dark fruits, starting figs, some tobacco and mint nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, anise, some spices, tight still, some structure behind, long. 92

2004 Clos du Marquis
JAN 18 Magnum. Ruby. Anise, blueberries, some cassis, spices, mint notes and leather. More mature nose than last magnum but last one not decanted, this one saw several hours in decanter. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, red berries, anise and spices, long if narrower. 91

2003 Clos du Marquis
JAN 13 Ruby, very youthful, surprisingly young even, just as tight, or maybe tighter than a Les Forts a few months back. Cassis, touch of spices and vanilla, blueberries and chocolate. Medium acidity, ripe tannins, elegant fruit, long, needs time. Served blind, people was guessing 08 vintage! 91

2003 Clos du Marquis
MAR 10 Ruby, very closed first, elegant, perfumed notes, floral, like jasmin and some seductiveness to it, good acidity, even if hard to notice, ripe tannins, very elegant and balanced, well packed in a way, nothing sticks out, again the fruit is drier than expected, the third in a row, good length. 90

2002 Clos du Marquis
JUN 17 Ruby, garnet rim. Anise, fruity, blueberries and figs nose. Maturing. Leaner. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, elegant. 88

2002 Clos du Marquis
MAY 16 Ruby. Dark fruits, some vanilla, scented, some red berries, violets, elegant nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, fresh, rounded, elegant, spices, firmer finish, little bit hollow finish. 90

2002 Clos du Marquis
OCT 15 Ruby. Scented, elegant red and dark berries nose, some cedar showing up, not the most complex but charming. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity and elegant, nuanced and long. 90

2002 Clos du Marquis
SEP 15 Ruby. Red berries, cassis, floral and elegant nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, juicy, fruity, elegant and fresh. 88

2002 Clos du Marquis
AUG 13 Ruby. Scented, anise, leather and a touch of prunes on the nose, cassis. Lovely nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner palate, slightly herbal, good length. 88

2001 Clos du Marquis
JUL 13 Deep ruby. Cassis, scented and some floral notes, layered and complex nose, smells fantastic at this stage. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, lively and youthful fruity, elegant and quite refined, refreshing and long. Excellent with T-bone steak grilled on the vines. 93

1999 Clos du Marquis
SEP 16 Ruby. Scented, red berries, some floral notes, elegant and fruity, lovely. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, red and darker fruits, some spices, refreshing, maturing, long. 92

1998 Clos du Marquis
JAN 13 Ruby. Scented nose of cassis, cedar notes, almost some mint, sous bois and starting figs and leather. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, just starting to evolve, lovely now but I would keep it another four to five years. Will last longer. Long.  91

1996 Clos du Marquis
NOV 17 Ruby. Scented, some tobacco, fruity, figs, prunes, elegant nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, juicy, ripe, maturing, long. 91

1996 Clos du marquis
MAY 16 Ruby. Scented, figs, blackberries, fruity, quite intense nose, blueberries and prunes. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark berries, some spices, long. 91

1996 Clos du Marquis
DEC 15 Ruby, garnet rim. Scented, some cassis, leather, some vanilla, leaner nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, leaner, some cherries and red fruity, leather. 92

1996 Clos du Marquis
AUG 14 Ruby, garnet rim. Scented, plums, anise, evolving nose, cassis and figs, bit more youthful than last bottle a year back or so. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and detailed, lively and elegant, really lovely, less evolved all over than last bottle, more together.
Long. 93

1996 Clos du Marquis
NOV 13 Ruby, thin garnet rim. Cassis, figs, leather, tobacco, superb nose, evolving nicely. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, elegant and lively palate, more rounded, long. Can be stored longer, very enjoyable now. 92
1996 Clos du Marquis
MAR 13 Ruby, garnet rim. Seductive nose, floral, cassis, just starting figs behind, some leather. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, elegant fruit, savory and lively, very long. Lovely and charming. 92

1995 Clos du Marquis
NOV 13 Ruby. Scented, cassis and more red berries fruit, leather, elegant and nuanced nose, lovely, almost flirting. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, textured, lively, bit biting still, long. 93
1986 Clos du Marquis
A level fill, ruby with brick rim. Wood, teak, dust, green paprika, dry, sour, likely bad storage.

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