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2009 Château Cantemerle, Haut-Médoc

2009 Château Cantemerle, Haut-Médoc

Ref: BORD0954
Red  |  Still  |  13.5% ABV

Cantemerle originally formed part of the defensive fortifications of the Gironde, which lies half-a-mile from the property. It wasn't until the 16th century that wine production became the main business of the estate, when the feudal system was dropped and owners of properties were not longer subjected to tithes and rents. In 1980 Cantemerle was sold to SMA, a French insurance company, beginning a period of renovation, innovation and expansion of the area under vine. Cantemerle was classified a fifth growth in 1855.  

Case of 12 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £423.65
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Wine Details
Wine Details
AppellationAppellation: Haut-Médoc
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: France
RegionRegion: Bordeaux
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 13.5%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2017-2030
MaturityMaturity: Young and Lithe
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

Blue-black colour. There's a hint of violet to the floral plum fruit. There's a note of dried fruit, too. This is one juicy and complete Cantemerle. Really intense and very long. It's the finish that sets the tone here: full and rich and very long. Best Cantemerle for years. Bowes Wine orignal note

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained


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Location Explained
Location Explained


AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information


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