See Other Specials "...2009 is the greatest vintage I have tasted in Bordeaux since 1982, of which it is a modern-day version, but greatly improved. It is more consistent..." ~Robert M. Parker Jr.
"The 2009 vintage is the greatest modern vintage of our time for Bordeaux. Believe in the hype." ~James Suckling
"A consistently outstanding set of wines" ~Stephen Tanzer
Empire Wine is pleased to present these highlights from our ever growing inventory of highly rated wines from Bordeaux's incredible 2009 vintage. As always, we're dedicated to bringing fine wines to our customers at the most affordable prices around.
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Wine Enthusiast 92"With a blend that is half Cabernet Sauvignon, half Merlot, this is as rich as the year. The weight of fruit is borne by sweet tannins and layers of wood toast. There is a very dense dusty texture along with fine acidity and final blackberry fruit. It is for aging over the next
Wine Enthusiast 91"Complex wine, very smooth and polished, the sweet tannins softened by wood. There is a great vanilla character over the wafts of ripe fruit."Neal Martin 90"The Fleur-Peyrabon has a well-defined nose with blackberry, cedar and a touch of graphite very Pauillac in style. The
Wine Spectator 91-94"Blueberry and floral aromas follow through to a full body, with superfine tannins and a long, flavorful finish. But very refined and subtle. Love the texture. Barrel tasting." ~JSDecanter 16+/20"Purple red, fine smoky cassis nose, almost a feminine touch, very good
Wine Enthusiast 90"A wine that brings together juicy fruit with firm, dark tannins. It has weight and some concentration, its acidity showing strongly through the blackberry fruit. For aging over 5-6 years."Neal Martin 90"The de Come 2009 shows more extraction on the nose with dark plum and
Robert Parker 93"This is a gorgeous effort, made from a blend of 80% Merlot and the rest Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Cropped at 22 hectoliters per hectare from their clay over limestone soils, the wine displays oodles of new oak, crushed chalk, and blueberry and blackberry fruit with