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 Léoville-Barton, St-Julien 2CC
Decanter average score: 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: SB 18.5 AG 17.5 SS 16.5
Elegant bouquet of ripe cassis and plum. Rich, plump and full-bodied – concentrated but not excessively so. It’s suave, effortless and classy; a truly delicious St-Julien with fine balance and very good length.
Price £70–£111 Widely available at leading Bordeaux merchants
Drink 2015–2035
Alc 13.5%
Judges: Steven Brook, Alun Griffiths MW and Steven Spurrier

Château Léoville-Barton, St-Julien 2CC
Decanter average score: 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: SB 18.5 AG 17.5 SS 16.5
Elegant bouquet of ripe cassis and plum. Rich, plump and full-bodied – concentrated but not excessively so. It’s suave, effortless and classy; a truly delicious St-Julien with fine balance and very good length.
Price £70–£111 Widely available at leading Bordeaux merchants
Drink 2015–2035
Alc 13.5%
Judges: Steven Brook, Alun Griffiths MW and Steven Spurrier