Château Cantemerle Haut Médoc 2009 49% Cab Sauv, 38% Merlot, 7% Petit Verdot, 6% Cab Franc. Spicy, plummy nose with hints of cedar wood. Rich and fleshy on the palate with masses of fresh fruit and very ripe tannins. Medium to...
Chateau Fourcas Dupre
Château Fourcas Dupre 2009 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc & 2% Petit Verdot. Lovely scented plumy nose, good weight and concentration on the palate.
Chateau Fourcas Hosten
Château Fourcas Hosten 2009 This Cru property is now in the hands of the Mommeia Brothers of the Hermes clothing and fashion house, they have been investing heavily in wines over recent years. 'Dark crimson, low-key but quite intriguing nose,...
Chateau Malartic Lagraviere
Château Malartic Lagraviere Blanc 2009 Bright pale yellow, fine complexity and fresh dry herbs on the nose, fine flesh and fruit on the palate, an arrestingly vibrant wine with a very good future.
Château Rieussec 2009 85% Semillon, 11% Sauvignon and 4% Muscadelle. One of the richest wines of the vintage at 13.75% alcohol. Picked over 10 days at the end of September and the beginning of October, this is an intense, concentrated wine of...
Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse De Lalande
Réserve de la Comtesse, Pauillac, 2009 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Merlot and the rest Cabernet Franc. The second wine of Pichon Lalande. Currants and flowers on the nose, a really lovely Pauillac. Full-bodied with silky tannins and a...