Medoc crus classes 2009

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Expectations were high for this vintage, and with few exceptions, they were met for our tasters, who said consumers can buy these consistent, opulent and robust wines with confidence. See the top 34 Outstanding and Highly Recommended wines here...
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Medoc 2009, Bordeaux 2009,
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Château Boyd-Cantenac, Margaux 3CC
Decanter average score: 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: SB 18 AG 17 SS 18
Classic nose, with intense cassis fruit, and a good deal of new oak that is stylishly integrated. Shows the fragrance of Margaux and very good vineyard depth. Has the opulence of the vintage without being too obvious and one-dimensional.
Price £35–£50 Balthazar, Fine & Rare
Drink 2015–2035
Alc 13.5%
Judges: Steven Brook, Alun Griffiths MW and Steven Spurrier

Château Boyd-Cantenac, Margaux 3CC
Decanter average score: 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: SB 18 AG 17 SS 18
Classic nose, with intense cassis fruit, and a good deal of new oak that is stylishly integrated. Shows the fragrance of Margaux and very good vineyard depth. Has the opulence of the vintage without being too obvious and one-dimensional.
Price £35–£50 Balthazar, Fine & Rare
Drink 2015–2035
Alc 13.5%
Judges: Steven Brook, Alun Griffiths MW and Steven Spurrier