Medoc crus classes 2009
Château St-Pierre, St-Julien 4CC
Decanter average score: 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: SB 18.5 AG 18 SS 17
Densely concentrated earthy, leathery, balsamic nose with black fruits dominating. Rich, suave, concentrated palate with a welcome lightness of touch and no excessive extraction despite the firm tannins.
Price £62–£92 Widely available at leading Bordeaux merchants
Judges: Steven Brook, Alun Griffiths MW and Steven Spurrier