Results for “2009 bordeaux”
jamessuckling.com, 92 points: A juicy wine with plum and chocolate character. Full body, with soft and velvety tannins and fruity finish. Subtle and delicious already. Better in 2016.
jamessuckling.com, 97 points: Porcini mushrooms with dark and ripe fruits. Turns to licorice and violets. Full body with round and soft tannins and a long delicious finish. The texture is gorgeous. So much going on in the glass. Try after 2018.
jamessuckling.com, 95 points: Gorgeous ripe fruit character with loads of blueberries blackberries and flowers. Full body with velvety tannins and a fruity fresh grapefruit aftertaste. Really beautiful. Best ever from here. Best after 2018.
Wine Spectator, 98 points: (WS95-98 points) Delivers blueberry and blackberry aromas, with hints of dark chocolate. Full-bodied, featuring chewy, rich tannins and a beautiful velvety texture. This is superb. Really structured. Score range: 95-98
jamessuckling.com, 95 points: Currants and blackberries on the nose. Spicy and intense undertones. Full body, with juicy fruit and a soft, very silky texture and a long, long finish. Polished and very pretty. Best Carraudes ever. Try in 2018.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 100 points: Clinet has been on a hot streak lately and the 2009 appears to be the greatest wine ever made at the estate surpassing even the late Jean-Michel Arcaute's monumental 1989. A blend of 85% Merlot and tiny amounts of...
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 95 points: A blend of 75% Merlot 15% Cabernet Franc and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon that hit 14% natural alcohol the wine has an extraordinary purity and vivaciousness in 2009. Dense ruby/purple with beautiful black currant and black...
Wine Enthusiast, 94 points: Full of tropical fruit flavors, this is rounded, ripe and very accessible. At the same time, its structure shows through in the tang of green apple skin, judicious wood aging and taut aftertaste.
Wine Enthusiast, 93 points: With layers of wood, this is a structured wine, driven as much by tannins as fruit. It will need time for the dark plum fruit flavors to come through—St.-Estèphe is always likely to be firmly textured.
Jancis Robinson's Purple Pages, 90 points: First vintage of this occasional second wine. Their second wine policy: It’s very tricky to have a wine made just from vines on the edge of the vineyard but in 2009 there were two parcels that didn't make it – more an...
jamessuckling.com, 93 points: Perfumed, with raspberries and flowers and hints of lemon. Full body, with ultra-fine tannins and a chewy finish. Austere now, but stylish. Best after 2018.
Wine Spectator, 95 points: (WS92-95 points) Blackberry and licorice, with spices. Tar. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a round and beautiful finish. So silky and beautiful. Lovely texture. - JS
Wine Spectator, 96 points: Distinctive with atypical (for St.-Emilion) force and drive to the black currant roasted cedar and maduro tobacco flavors which are supported by a dense loam-tinged structure. Terrific roasted espresso ganache and fig...
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 94 points: A good value among over-achieving St.-Emilion estates is La Fleur Cardinale's 2009. Composed of 70% Merlot 20% Cabernet Franc and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon some of the abrasive tannins noticeable early on in this big wine...
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