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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Château St Pierre

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

St Julien

Grape Blend:

Cab. Sauvignon | Merlot

Château St Pierre, 4ème Cru Classé, St Julien, 2008

12x75cl £450.00

10 cases, 8 bottles

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6x75cl £225.00

7 cases

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Tasting Note:

As I predicted from barrel, this stunning effort is a wine to buy by the case. Its opaque ruby/purple color is followed by aromas of graphite, barbecue smoke, blackberries and black currants. The full-bodied, textured 2008 Saint-Pierre reveals a skyscraper-like mouthfeel along with tremendous viscosity and unctuosity. One of the richest and potentially longest-lived 2008s, it is a fabulous sleeper of the vintage. Drink it over the next 20+ years. Drinking range: 2011 - 2031

93/100 - Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate (Aug 2014)

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