Medoc crus classes 2009
Château Beychevelle, St-Julien 4CC
Decanter average score: 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: SB 16.5 AG 18 SS 18
Opulent blackberry fruit on the nose – already showing complexity. Succulence and class on the palate, which is sleek and intense with a totally classic expression and depth for St-Julien.
Price £65–£86 Widely available at leading Bordeaux merchants
Judges: Steven Brook, Alun Griffiths MW and Steven Spurrier