Château Pey De Pont 2009, Ac Médoc

Bordeaux Left Bank Bordeaux-Left Bank
Bordeaux, France

$17.75 (307967)

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February 02, 2013

Critic Reviews (3)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Here's a fine example of solid 2009 Bordeaux from a generic (Médoc) appellation, which punches above its weight...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Dark-opaque ruby in colour, the 2009 Château Pey de Pont displays 'ruggedly Médoc' aromas of currants, plums, dried...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A perfectly delectable Medoc without terrific complexity but with good substance and distinctive character. The...

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Community Reviews (5)

Andrew Edwards
Andrew Edwards

Delicious, intense, complex savory flavours and almost some citrus rinds (?) in the fruit tones - quality here is way outside of its weight class. Bought a case. Decant 20 mins and it will make you a believer in what 2009 is delivering in Bordeaux.

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Andrew Hunter
Andrew Hunter

Fresh nose of dense stewed fruit, leather, some wood. Alcohol evident. Full bodied with good concentration of ripe fruit, dried herbs and some alcoholic heat. On the rustic side but fruit, acidity and tannin in good balance. The alcohol is perhaps a touch higher than I'd like @ 14%, but that's me nitpicking; Everything is place for this to continue to improve over 5 years and will likely hold for a further 5. This is a very good Bordeaux for the price.

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Brad Mate
Brad Mate

Great nose! But fruit is a little shy on the palate. Structured with nice tannins. I'm guessing this one needs more bottle age to develop its flavours.

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It's only wine but I like it
It's only wine but I like it

A very solid left banker, with plenty of ripe fruit, hints of cedar and vanilla. Really nice balance here, just lacking a bit of the depth and complexity of the classified growths, but fine for the money. Quite finely structured, my sense is that this wine (though drinkable now) would benefit from another year of two in bottle. Highly enjoyable. tasted March 2014.

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Philip Coville
Philip Coville

Matured nicely with probably not much more upward evolution possible. Very juicy as the acids are still holding on nicely with good fruit and soft tannins remaining. mid weight and a medium long finish.

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