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 Montrose, St-Estèphe 2CC 17.75 (92)
Decanter average score: 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: SB 18 AG 18 SS 17.5
Lovely bouquet of ripe black fruit and seamless integration with oak. Fragrant and earthy palate has weight and complexity as well as a lot of elegance, despite its concentration. Very good tannins back up the vigorous fruit.
Price £210–£275 Widely available at leading Bordeaux merchants
Drink 2019–2035
Alc 14%
Judges: Steven Brook, Alun Griffiths MW and Steven Spurrier

Château Montrose, St-Estèphe 2CC 17.75 (92)
Decanter average score: 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: SB 18 AG 18 SS 17.5
Lovely bouquet of ripe black fruit and seamless integration with oak. Fragrant and earthy palate has weight and complexity as well as a lot of elegance, despite its concentration. Very good tannins back up the vigorous fruit.
Price £210–£275 Widely available at leading Bordeaux merchants
Drink 2019–2035
Alc 14%
Judges: Steven Brook, Alun Griffiths MW and Steven Spurrier