''The quality of the fruit and tannins are very pretty here. It’s full-bodied, with round velvety texture and a delicious finish. Very impressive.'' 92 Points, James Suckling ''2009 is a great Bordeaux vintage.'' Neal Martin, Vinous Media
''The quality of the fruit and tannins are very pretty here. It’s full-bodied, with round velvety texture and a delicious finish. Very impressive.'' 92 Points, James Suckling
Coufran make softer, silkier, classically tailored Left-Bank-style wines.
The 2009 one of the greatest vintages in Bordeaux is currently in a gorgeous spot only 12 years after the vintage, showing secondary development and complexity beyond the primary fruit of its youth.
''The hallmark of this outstanding vintage, which many experts have gone on record as describing as the greatest of all time, is the unique combination of fine ripe tannins and sweet creamy flesh offset by lively acidity. The best Bordeaux of 2009 are indeed wines of uncommon power, charm and perfume.'' Ian D'Agata, Vinous Media
''2009 Bordeaux has an enormous amount to offer and remains one of the most exciting vintages of the 21st century.'' Stuart Pigott, Senior Editor, JamesSuckling.com
''2009 is a great Bordeaux vintage. I adore the vintage and rank it as one of the greatest in recent years.'' Neal Martin, Vinous Media
''2009 Bordeaux is the sexiest, most opulent vintage I have tasted from the region. The wines are deep, round, rich and ripe. In the Left Bank they're stunning ! A plethora of sublime wines were produced in the Medoc.'' The Wine Cellar Insider