Medoc crus classes 2009

Medoc 2009, Bordeaux 2009,
17 of 34

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
Drink 2015-2035
Alc 13.5%
Judges: Steven Brook, Alun Griffiths MW and Steven Spurrier