Medoc crus classes 2009
Château Lagrange, St-Julien 3CC
Decanter average score: 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: SB 17 AG 18 SS 17.5
Lively and charmingly expressive Cabernet fruit. Rich, supple, juicy and sleek – concentrated with fleshy tannins and good weight of fruit. A classy example of claret with no hints of overripeness.
Price £37–£67 Widely available at leading Bordeaux merchants
Judges: Steven Brook, Alun Griffiths MW and Steven Spurrier