Château Andron Blanquet 2009 St-Estèphe Cru Bourgeois


Château Andron Blanquet is one of the oldest vineyards in Saint-Estèphe. Since 1971, it has been the property of the Audoy family who also owns the neighbouring estate Château Cos-Labory. The 2009 shows a slightly reserved nose of red fruits, vanilla and toast. On the palate it is strong and powerful, which is very Saint-Estèphe in style, but well balanced with rich and melted tannins. Highly recommended to any Saint-Estèphe amateur!

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Château Andron Blanquet is one of the oldest vineyards in Saint-Estèphe. Since 1971, it has been the property of the Audoy family who also owns the neighbouring estate Château Cos-Labory. The 2009 shows a slightly reserved nose of red fruits, vanilla and toast. On the palate it is strong and powerful, which is very Saint-Estèphe in style, but well balanced with rich and melted tannins. Highly recommended to any Saint-Estèphe amateur!

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Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grapes
Château Andron Blanquet
2009
Saint-Estèphe
Bordeaux
Dry Red Wine
50% Cabernet Sauvignon
35% Merlot
15% Cabernet Franc
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
from now to 2023
1 hour before
16-18°C
Lamb, duck
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Soil
Vineyard
Vines
Yield
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Gravel, marl, limestone
16 hectares
30 years old
50 hl/ha
Manual
13%
16 months in oak barrels (30% new)
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15.5/20 "Blackish crimson. Decidedly reserved on the nose. Very dry start. Pretty tough, though true to its appellation. In classical mould and only for those in love with St-Estephe's rigour."

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88-91/100 "Some berry and fresh herb aromas. Full and chewy, with slightly rustic tannins, but interesting in style."

 

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Château Andron Blanquet 2009 St-Estèphe Cru Bourgeois

Château Andron Blanquet 2009 St-Estèphe Cru Bourgeois

Château Andron Blanquet is one of the oldest vineyards in Saint-Estèphe. Since 1971, it has been the property of the Audoy family who also owns the neighbouring estate Château Cos-Labory. The 2009 shows a slightly reserved nose of red fruits, vanilla and toast. On the palate it is strong and powerful, which is very Saint-Estèphe in style, but well balanced with rich and melted tannins. Highly recommended to any Saint-Estèphe amateur!

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