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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Château Léoville-Poyferré, St-Julien 2CC )
Decanter average score: 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: SB 18.5 AG 17.5 SS 17.5
Bold, brooding black cherry nose; smoky and cedary. Round, ripe, hedonistic and full-bodied. Very rich, suave and very concentrated. Needs time to lose the hard edges, but will be very good long term.
Price £137–£207 Widely available at leading Bordeaux merchants
Drink 2016–2040
Alc 14%
Judges: Steven Brook, Alun Griffiths MW and Steven Spurrier

Château Léoville-Poyferré, St-Julien 2CC )
Decanter average score: 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: SB 18.5 AG 17.5 SS 17.5
Bold, brooding black cherry nose; smoky and cedary. Round, ripe, hedonistic and full-bodied. Very rich, suave and very concentrated. Needs time to lose the hard edges, but will be very good long term.
Price £137–£207 Widely available at leading Bordeaux merchants
Drink 2016–2040
Alc 14%
Judges: Steven Brook, Alun Griffiths MW and Steven Spurrier

Medoc 2009, Bordeaux 2009,
Medoc 2009, Bordeaux 2009,
Medoc 2009, Bordeaux 2009,
Medoc 2009, Bordeaux 2009,
Medoc 2009, Bordeaux 2009,