Medoc crus classes 2009

1 4.6 5
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 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

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