Decanter panel tasting (Nov 2011): Médoc Crus Classés 2008 - All wines

Disappointing was the buzzword among our experts, who found many 2008s green and lacking
concentration. However, their relatively low price and approachability are more pleasing.

Wine name Producer Country Region Vintage

Chateau Dauzac, Grand Cru Classe, Margaux

Chateau Dauzac France Bordeaux 2008

Chateau Pichon-Longueville-Baron, Grand Cru Classe, Pauillac

Chateau Pichon-Longueville-Baron France Bordeaux 2008

Chateau Palmer, Grand Cru Classe, Margaux

Chateau Palmer France Bordeaux 2008

Chateau la Tour Carnet, Grand Cru Classe, Haut-Medoc

Chateau La Tour Carnet France Bordeaux 2008

Chateau Boyd Cantenac, Grand Cru Classe, Margaux

Chateau Boyd-Cantenac France Bordeaux 2008

Chateau Montrose, Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Estephe

Chateau Montrose France Bordeaux 2008

Chateau Branaire-Ducru, Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Julien

Chateau Branaire-Ducru France Bordeaux 2008

Chateau Clerc Milon, Grand Cru Classe, Pauillac

Chateau Clerc Milon France Bordeaux 2008

Chateau Pontet-Canet, Grand Cru Classe, Pauillac

Chateau Pontet-Canet France Bordeaux 2008

Chateau Cantenac-Brown, Grand Cru Classe, Margaux

Chateau Cantenac-Brown France Bordeaux 2008

Chateau Pouget, Grand Cru Classe, Margaux

Chateau Pouget France Bordeaux 2008

Chateau Prieure-Lichine, Grand Cru Classe, Margaux

Chateau Prieure-Lichine France Bordeaux 2008

Chateau Batailley, Grand Cru Classe, Pauillac

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Calon-Segur, Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Estephe

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Leoville Poyferre, Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Julien

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Saint-Pierre, Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Julien

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Beychevelle, Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Julien

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Cos Labory, Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Estephe

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Haut-Bages-Liberal, Grand Cru Classe, Pauillac

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Leoville Barton, Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Julien

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Langoa Barton, Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Julien

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Malescot-Saint-Exupery, Grand Cru Classe, Margaux

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau d'Issan, Grand Cru Classe, Margaux

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Grand-Puy-Lacoste, Grand Cru Classe, Pauillac

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau la Lagune, Grand Cru Classe, Haut-Medoc

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Rauzan-Segla, Grand Cru Classe, Margaux

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Lafon-Rochet, Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Estephe

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Belgrave, Grand Cru Classe, Haut-Medoc

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Camensac, Grand Cru Classe, Haut-Medoc

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Desmirail, Grand Cru Classe, Margaux

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Ferriere, Grand Cru Classe, Margaux

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Lagrange, Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Julien

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Gruaud-Larose, Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Julien

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Kirwan, Grand Cru Classe, Margaux

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Lascombes, Grand Cru Classe, Margaux

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Lynch-Bages, Grand Cru Classe, Pauillac

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Marquis d'Alesme-Becker, Grand Cru Classe, Margaux

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Pichon-Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, Grand Cru Classe, Pauillac

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Talbot, Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Julien

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Rauzan-Gassies, Grand Cru Classe, Margaux

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Brane-Cantenac, Grand Cru Classe, Margaux

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Haut-Batailley, Grand Cru Classe, Pauillac

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau d'Armailhac, Grand Cru Classe, Pauillac

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Durfort-Vivens, Grand Cru Classe, Margaux

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Grand-Puy-Ducasse, Grand Cru Classe, Pauillac

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Lynch-Moussas, Grand Cru Classe, Pauillac

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Chateau Pedesclaux, Grand Cru Classe, Pauillac

N/A N/A N/A 2008