The delights of 2009 Crus Bourgeois
29 Sep 2011 by Jancis Robinson & Julia Harding MW
18 Oct See also our notes on 120 classed growths from the 2009 vintage now that they are in bottle. The Médoc's Crus Bourgeois represent the best of the non-classified growths, as explained here . The just-announced selection of 2009s are some of the best value wines to have come out of Bordeaux. Ever. The super-ripe, healthy, plump style of this vintage suits some of these less favoured terroirs down to the ground - a bit like the way some of the Côte d'Or's less glamorous villages come into their own in exceptionally warm vintages there. The wines vary in style, as one would hope and expect, but there are very few examples...

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