Château Beaumont 2009 Haut Médoc, Bordeaux, France One of the best vintages for this Chateau for many years, full rich colour, bags of structure and supple silky tannins. 16.5/20 jancisrobinson.com
Chateau Branaire Ducru
Château Branaire Ducru, 4eme Grand Cru Classe, Saint Julien, Bordeaux, 2009 'Only time will tell whether the 2009, another great effort from Branaire, will eclipse the 2005 and 2003.An inky blue purple colour is followed by...
Château Broustet, 2eme Cru Classe, Sauternes, Bordeaux, 2009 65% Semillon 25% Sauvignon and 10% Muscadelle A new wine for us, a lighter style but impressively rich and long on the finish. A great success probably the finest Broustet ever...
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 Chasse Spleen
Château Chasse Spleen, Moulis en Medoc, Bordeaux, France 2009 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 43% Merlot, 7% Petit Verdot. Big, rich and ripe, full-bodied wine with plenty of juicy blackcurrant fruit, succulent texture and sweet finish. Always...
Château Coutet, 1er Cru Classe, Sauternes-Barsac, Barsac, Bordeaux, 2009 75% Semillon, 23% Sauvignon, 2% Muscadelle Supremely elegant Barsac with fine balance of sugar and acidity. Really fine and fresh with fantastic, honeyed...
Chateau du Tertre
Château du Tertre, Margaux, Bordeaux, France, 2009 Appealing nose of ripe, fresh black summer fruits, on the palate there are layers of cassis nuances that meld together with silky tannins, giving a velvety texture. In addition to the fruit,...
Chateau Fourcas Dupre
Château Fourcas Dupre, Listrac-Medoc, Bordeaux, 2009 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc & 2% Petit Verdot. Lovely scented plumy nose, good weight and concentration on the palate.