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

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