jamessuckling.com, 94 points: Gorgeous nose of warm stones and dark fruits. Full body with a solid core of fruit and chewy tannins, and a long and intense finish. Best ever. Best after 2016.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 100 points: A candidate for the wine of the vintage the 2009 La Mission-Haut-Brion stood out as one of the most exceptional young wines I had ever tasted from barrel and its greatness has been confirmed in the bottle. A remarkable...
jamessuckling.com, 98 points: This is very tight and rich with dried apple, mango and papaya, yet it's bright and floral. Full body, dense fruit and a long, powerful finish. Really open already but complex and beautiful with a richness and intensity...
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 100 points: The finest wine ever made by proprietors Daniel and Florence Cathiard the 2009 Smith-Haut-Lafitte exhibits an opaque blue/purple color in addition to a glorious nose of acacia flowers licorice charcoal blueberries black...
jamessuckling.com, 94 points: Sweet berry and sweet tobacco with chocolate and orange peel on the nose. Full and velvety tannins and long finish. Gorgeous. Creamy texture. Try in 2016.
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