Bordeaux 2009 – St-Julien
See our guide to Bordeaux 2009 coverage. It could be argued that St-Julien is becoming rather less of a dependable guiding light in the Médoc landscape, not least thanks to Bruno Borie's exuberance at Ducru-Beaucaillou. Certainly the contrast between the stolid, chunky wines from the Barton stable and the rest seems to become more marked by the year. Gloria and St-Pierre keep on producing the goods though. The interesting newcomer is the third wine from Las Cases, Le Petit Lion. Jean-Hubert Delon was another prominent left banker who rather repudiated his Merlot in 2009. Ch...
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