2009 Cantemerle Bordeaux Blend

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  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 750ML
  • JS 95
  • WE 92
  • JG 92
  • WS 91
  • WA 91
  • IWC 90

Reviews for 2009 Cantemerle Bordeaux Blend

JS 95
James Suckling - jamessuckling.com, February 2012
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.
WE 92
Wine Enthusiast - Wine Enthusiast, February 2012
Very structured wine with black currant fruit and dense acidity. The tannins are dark firm solid. This is a fine wine from Cantemerle reveling in the richness of the vintage.
JG 92
John Gilman - View From The Cellar, August 2014
In contrast to the hot and rustic personality of the 2010 Cantemerle, the 2009 is a superb example of this excellent terroir in a ripe and buxom vintage, and this wine is quite strong. The superb nose shows far more... In contrast to the hot and rustic personality of the 2010 Cantemerle, the 2009 is a superb example of this excellent terroir in a ripe and buxom vintage, and this wine is quite strong. The superb nose shows far more purity than its 2010 counterpart, wafting from the glass in a generous mélange of cassis, sweet dark berries, tobacco leaf, lovely, dark soil tones, cigar wrapper and a bit of smoky new oak. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied, plush and primary, with a fine core, ripe, chewy tannins and very good focus and grip on the long, youthful and very well-balanced finish. This is a lovely, broad-shouldered Cantemerle in the making, but give it plenty of time in the cellar to blossom. 2025-2075.
WS 91
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, March 2012
This broad fleshy style delivers toasty spice and tobacco notes up front followed by dark cocoa crushed plum and mulled blackberry fruit flavors. This really stretches out nicely in the glass with alluring dark fruit and... This broad fleshy style delivers toasty spice and tobacco notes up front followed by dark cocoa crushed plum and mulled blackberry fruit flavors. This really stretches out nicely in the glass with alluring dark fruit and a velvety feel. Drink now through 2017. -JM
WA 91
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2012
91+ Readers looking for the more ethereal elegant side of Bordeaux need search no further than Cantemerle one of the estates in the very southern end of the Medoc. Dense ruby/purple (nearly opaque) this wine offers up... 91+ Readers looking for the more ethereal elegant side of Bordeaux need search no further than Cantemerle one of the estates in the very southern end of the Medoc. Dense ruby/purple (nearly opaque) this wine offers up notes of lead pencil shavings spring flowers raspberries and black cherries. The wine is ethereal medium-bodied and by no means a blockbuster but long and intellectual. However the tannins are present and the wine is certainly capable of putting on weight with time in the bottle. Give it 3-4 years of bottle age and drink it over the following 25+ years. - Robert Parker
IWC 90
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, July 2012
Bright deep ruby-red. High-pitched inky aromas of blackberry violet and licorice. Juicy lively and penetrating with a restrained sweetness and a distinctly cool quality to its black fruit and graphite flavors. Nicely... Bright deep ruby-red. High-pitched inky aromas of blackberry violet and licorice. Juicy lively and penetrating with a restrained sweetness and a distinctly cool quality to its black fruit and graphite flavors. Nicely dense but not a fleshy style of 2009. Finishes with firm tannins and sneaky length and a light touch. I'd lay this down for five or six years; it should last for a good two decades.