2009 Chateau la Gaffeliere, 1er Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

Producer: Chateau La Gaffeliere
Vintage: 2009
Origin: France, Bordeaux, Libournais
Appellation: Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
Date tasted: 23 July 2012
Price when tasted: £63-76

Tasting notes


Lifted jammy nose with savoury notes. Broad, suave and voluptuous yet not overly extracted or concentrated. It has restraint and elegance thanks to good acidity and beautifully supple tannins. Top class; judicious and harmonious. Drink: 2014-2022. Alc: 14.5%. (17 points)

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