2009 Château Lalande-Borie, Saint-Julien
2009 Château Lalande-Borie, Saint-Julien
If the title of this email has grabbed you, its likely that youre easily (justifiably) seduced by finely aged Saint-Julien elegance as expressed by the great communes most esteemed super second family. Theres also the possibility that youre finding it ever difficult to get your hands on enough of the landmark, now-drinking-beautifully 2009 vintage for less than a small fortune. If at all.
Today Mr.Wheeler features the 2009 Château Lalande Borie at £42.95 per bottle and in doing so, offers you sublime drinking pleasure in a perfectly mature, vintage-of-centuries cuvée from famille Borie of Château Ducru-Beaucaillou (2ème and super second cru) renown. Sublime pleasure at nearly a fifth of the price any classified, 2009 Saint-Julien grand vin will command today.
At Lalande Borie, head-of-family Bruno Borie and winemaker Eric Boissenot have blended 65% cabernet sauvignon, 25% merlot and 10% cabernet franc for what is an elegant, ephemeral Saint-Julien of much finesse; one at the same time encapsulating all the plush opulence and length the warm 2009 vintage provided.
But dont just take our word for it: "The finest wine I have ever tasted from Lalande Borie, the 2009 displays lots of purity along with a boatload of blackcurrant, raspberry, and black cherry fruit, no evidence of wood, broad, rich, deep flavours, and a velvety texture" Robert Parker, Robertparker.com
Go no farther, then: a delicious, collectible, fully mature, rare Saint-Julien label from among the communes most exemplary producers and vintages - all for under £45 per bottle.
"The finest wine I have ever tasted from Lalande Borie, the 2009 displays lots of purity along with a boatload of blackcurrant, raspberry, and black cherry fruit, no evidence of wood, broad, rich, deep flavours, and a velvety texture…" Robert Parker
Nowadays known as Le Petit Ducru de Ducru-Beaucaillou, Lalande-Borie 2009 is soft, easy-drinking and delivers a very pretty Saint-Julien, with a seductive ripe core of fruit and fruit-coated tannins.
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