Château Bernadotte Haut Medoc 2009 47% Cabernet Sauvignon, 47% Merlot, 6% Petit Verdot. Getting better every year, owned by Pichon-Lalande and vinified by their expert team. Surely the best vintage ever at this Chateau, rich cassis...
Château Coutet Barsac 2009 75% Semillon, 23% Sauvignon, 2% Muscadelle Supremely elegant Barsac with fine balance of sugar and acidity. Really fine and fresh with fantastic, honeyed fruit and long, clean finish.
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 2009 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 8% Cab Franc, and 2% Petit Verdot. 'Progress has been ongoing at this vineyard, but proprietor Alexandre Bonnie has hit the proverbial home runs in 2009 with both his red...
Chateau Quinault L'Enclos
Château Quinault L'Enclos 2009 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon 'Now owned by the proprietors of Cheval Blanc, the 2009 Quinault l'Enclos exhibits an opaque purple colour, notes of liquorice, incense,...
Chateau Leoville Las Cases
Clos de Marquis 2009 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc & 2% Petit Verdot. 25% new oak ageing. Quite mineral on the nose together with dark fruits, then extract and structure forces its way through. Super harmony and with a...