Château Rollan De By 2009, Ac Médoc

Bordeaux Left Bank Bordeaux-Left Bank
Bordeaux, France

$31.85 (191262)

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90 pts
5
July 20, 2013
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Critic Reviews (4)

Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Top performer in the Médoc, the 2009 Château Rollan de By delivers remarkable structure, harmony, and polish. Opaque...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is just entering prime with fragrant cedar, herbal notes emerging amid blackberry fruit and well integrated oak...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Classic and well-developed flavours of smoky bacon, earth and blackberry are sumptuously presented on the palate....

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Notably zesty and herbal, with pyrazine character (green pepper), firm, hard tannins, and pasty chalky finish. It's...

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Community Reviews (1)

Alexander Powell
Alexander Powell

really clean and deep fruit expression on the nose, baskets of plum, and cassis, finely enrobed in vanilla, with a strong herbal presence as well. Not overly complex or earthen, but very pleasant. The palate is tooth-stainingly rich and juicy, with a thick satin texture, though the finish is ridden with rugged tannin, and quite drying. Just enough acidity to balance, in a very international fruit-and-extract driven style, but well-made (and well-priced) nonetheless. A real bomber, but I enjoyed it.

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