Medoc CC and St Emilion 1GCC 2003
Decanter average score: 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: Stephen Brook SB 17 Ronan Sayburn MS 18.5 Steven Spurrier 17
Beautiful classic cedarwood and graphite nose. Fairly rich on the attack, with decent acidity to bolster the fruit. The tannins are quite chewy but not too tough, and there’s reasonable persistence and better balance than most.
Price £68–£77 Beaconsfield Wine Cellars, Fine & Rare