2009 Le Crock

Le Crock

91Average Score
Red
12x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 5 Marketplace
£293.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
91
Critic Notes

Blueberry and licorice aromas follow through to a full body, with a dense and powerful palate and a long, flavorful, velvet-textured finish. Very well done for this estate. From the owner of Léoville-Poyferré

Score: 91-94/100Wine Spectator

Rich and juicy red, with tobacco, coffee and ripe fruit. Full and juicy. From the producers of Leoville Poyferre. Best after 2017. James Suckling, jamessuckling.com

Score: 92-/100James Suckling

Tasted at Château Léoville Poyferré. A blend of 58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc and 6% Petit Verdot, this has a candied, almost sorbet like nose with small black cherries, creme de cassis and a touch of kirsch. Good definition. The palate is medium-bodied, slightly grainy on the entry but good weight, a little more muscular for Le Crock with a saline touch towards the spicy finish. A broad-shouldered Saint Julien that should age well. Tasted March 2010.

Score: 90-92/100Neal Martin

J58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc, 6% Petit Verdot. Dark purple. Very little on the nose for the moment. Then beautifully ripe and complex on the palate with very marked St-Estèphe tannins on the finish. A long-distance runner. ancis Robinson, jancisrobinson.com

Score: 16.5-/20Jancis Robinson

A blend of 57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot, 7% petit Verdot and 5% Cabernet Franc, the wine tips the scales at 14+% alcohol. Dense ruby/purple, with notes of blueberry pie interwoven with charcoal, licorice, some chalky crushed rocks and a distinctive floral note, the wine is succulent, unctuously textured, and fleshy, with low acidity and layers of fruit. A sensational effort from this cru bourgeois, it should drink well for 15-20 more years. Dec 2011, www.robertparker.com

Score: 90-/100Robert Parker
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Saint Estephe
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Saint Estephe
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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