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 Duhart-Milon, Pauillac 4CC
Decanter average score: 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: SB 18 AG 17.5 SS 17
Enticing nose of ripe hedgerow fruits. Svelte, concentrated, with robust tannins to balance the sweetness of fruit, plus graphite and liquorice. Structure is disguised but it’s clearly there. Potentially very fine.
Price £74–£135 Widely available at leading Bordeaux merchants
Drink 2016–2035
Alc 13.5%
Judges: Steven Brook, Alun Griffiths MW and Steven Spurrier

Château Duhart-Milon, Pauillac 4CC
Decanter average score: 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: SB 18 AG 17.5 SS 17
Enticing nose of ripe hedgerow fruits. Svelte, concentrated, with robust tannins to balance the sweetness of fruit, plus graphite and liquorice. Structure is disguised but it’s clearly there. Potentially very fine.
Price £74–£135 Widely available at leading Bordeaux merchants
Drink 2016–2035
Alc 13.5%
Judges: Steven Brook, Alun Griffiths MW and Steven Spurrier

Medoc 2009, Bordeaux 2009,
Medoc 2009, Bordeaux 2009,
Medoc 2009, Bordeaux 2009,
Medoc 2009, Bordeaux 2009,
Medoc 2009, Bordeaux 2009,