Average "Professional Critic" Score is 93 points. At $34, it is 17% of the average price for a similar scoring Bordeaux wine.
External Reviews for Château Sansonnet Red Bordeaux Blend St. Émilion Grand Cru
A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Sansonnet 750ml
I have never cared for previous vintages of Sansonnet, but I enjoyed the 2009 on several occasions. St.-Emilion's significant hail damage in May, 2009, led to Sansonnet's incredibly low yields of 9 hectoliters per hectare. The dense purple-colored 20... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Sansonnet 750ml
(an 85/15 blend of merlot and cabernet franc): Saturated ruby-red to the rim. Very ripe aromas of black cherry, blueberry, chocolate and cola. Concentrated, rich and chewy, with an almost porty ripeness but good mid-palate energy to its plush dark... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Sansonnet 750ml
A deep, full-bodied, powerful wine with notes of forest floor, creme de cassis, blackberries, fig and flowers, some spicy, smoky subtle oak appears in the background along with licorice and underbrush. Dense, full-bodied, rich, layered and impressive, this sumptuously textured, thick, juicy wine is already showing well and should continue to drink well for up to 15 or more years.
This is a step up, with very plush layers of raspberry and blackberry confiture and plum sauce, liberally framed by a strong graphite note. Lots of black tea and toasty spice are inlaid on the finish, which sports some serious grip for the cellar. Best from 2014 through 2025.
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