2009 de Chambrun

de Chambrun

92Average Score
Red
Mags
-
0 Immediate | 5 Marketplace
£55.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
92
Critic Notes

Blueberries and chili on the nose. Full body, with velvety tannins and a juicy finish. The texture is beautiful to this wine. Try in 2015. James Suckling, jamessuckling.com

Score: 92-/100James Suckling

The 2009 Chambrun, cropped at 20 hectoliters per hectare, is a final blend of 94% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc that hit just over 14% natural alcohol. Bottled unfined and unfiltered by oenologist Michel Rolland, the wine possesses notes of chocolate fudge, blackberry jam, toasty oak, charcoal and graphite. A superb texture, a full-bodied mouthfeel and a terrific finish all make for a wine that should cost two or three times what this will fetch. Drink it over the next decade. ||These are two absolutely spectacular, over-achieving wines from Silvio Denz, who has managed to do the same brilliant work at St.-Emilion’s Chateau Faugeres and his Cotes de Bordeaux-Castillon property, Cap de Faugeres. There are two cuvees from this 21-acre vineyard planted on a clay and silex-like flinty soil over a deep bed of limestone. Wine Advocate.February, 2012

Score: 92-/100Robert Parker

Fabulous aromas of crushed berry and blackberry, with hints of mineral and dark chocolate. Full-bodied, with soft, silky tannins and a clean, fresh finish. The is the third year of Silvio Denz's ownership of the estate, and it gets better and better. 90 percent Merlot and 10 percent Cabernet Franc

Score: 90-93/100Wine Spectator
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Lalande de Pomerol
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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