Château Picard 2009, Ac St Estèphe

Bordeaux Left Bank Bordeaux-Left Bank
Bordeaux, France

$32.95 (591065)

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89 pts
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March 01, 2014

Critic Reviews (6)

Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Easily the finest vintage to date, the 2009 Château Picard wields considerable body, structure, and harmony. Opaque...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Markedly ripe, even slightly raisined/dried fruit characterizes the nose, like dried figs and dates and dried...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is an impressive, fairly dense and voluminous left bank cabernet based red, with the 2009 vintage packing in...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A very salty, savory Saint-Estephe with tannins that are still youthful and drying. Good concentration of fruit but...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

Ripe and silky cabernet sauvignon, loaded with blackberry and cassis. Tannins are ripe, but still big and grainy....

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Anything but shy, modern, heavily oaked and brash. How it can be viewed as anything but exorbitance for Saint Estèphe...

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