2009 Poitevin, Médoc

SKU #1087954 Jancis Robinson

 Refined and polished with lots of attractive warm fruit on the nose and real structure on the palate. Lots of vibrancy. Obvious potential to age. Good balance - for a young wine. You could drink it now with food but I'd choose to keep it a little while. Very juicy. Smart, stylish, typographical label too.  (5/2012)

Wine Spectator

 Black cherry and strawberry flavors are ripe and sweet in this plump red, which has a plump texture and light tannins, with enough acidity to keep it fresh. Vanilla and toast notes add to the slightly hard candy character. Drink now through 2016.  (1/2012)

K&L Notes

This is a wonderful value for 2009. The wine is on the new wave side, with tons of ripe blackberry fruit on nose and palate. Sweet middle. Will drink great on release. A steal and sleeper of the vintage.

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Staff Image By: Illya Haase | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 5/21/2012 | Send Email
I know K&l Wine was built on the back of Bordeaux. It is still not my go to wine. But, if the 2009 vintage is a harbinger of things to come. I am all in! Great fruit, acid and silky tannin's! Beautiful spice on the nose. With a long finish for day's. I had this with slow cook pulled pork. It was a incredible pairing! Honestly, buy it by the case!

Staff Image By: Chiara Shannon | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 4/4/2012 | Send Email
Here's a fabulous value in 2009 Bordeaux! Classically structured, with ripe blackcurrant, black cherry, graphite, leather, and dark chocolate aromas and flavors, pretty floral highlights, and minerally undertones, this wine packs a serious punch $13.99. A lush, silky palate finishes with strong tannins that balance the fleshy ripe fruit and add substantial grip on the back end. Oak is seamlessy integrated. Buy this by the case to enjoy now and over the next 2-3 years, and grab a few magnums to cellar and enjoy in 5-7 years. Ridiculously good stuff!

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