Drink.  Learn.  Laugh.  Repeat.

Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 292,562 strong:

Register Today!

Château Pierre De Montignac 2009

Thanks for liking this wine! Let your friends on Twitter and Facebook know about it by clicking on the buttons here.

If you've already connected your Twitter account, then you don't need to click on the Twitter button to share your review as it'll be done for you.

Optional: Before you share your wine find with friends, you can pick a score or make a quick tasting note, or both if you like:

My Score:
My Tasting Notes:
Expand Box

Community Reviews

There are 5 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Stephen Andrews reviewed this wine as follows:

Just finished drinking this wonderful Medoc wine with friends. It is a mild winter night Feb. 20th 2016 family day in Ontario. The fire is crackling in the fire place. The wine shows soft aromas of black currant. On the palate more candided berry fruit. The tannins have become very soft. The wine disappeared quickly from our glasses. I am thinking it may be time to finish the 2009 if you have any remaining in your cellar.
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

The nose offers juicy notes of blackfruit and smoke with the palate giving full bodies flavors of plum, blackberry, dark chocolate and a hint of spice. Finishes with lingering notes of blackfruit.
Alex & Priya rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Alex: Excellent Bordeaux here in the $20 range, showing off the splendour of the 2009 vintage in a package that's both age worthy and yet delicious now. I will say that if you buy this to drink soon, open it and leave it in the bottle with the cork for the 2nd day and even the 3rd, as it will drink a lot better - for it's very rigid just upon opening. After it opens up you're greeted with a charming Bordeaux nose - smoky blackcurrant fruit framed in warm cocoa notes and accented with stone, iron and spruce bark. The palate is meaty and chewy with depth of fruit and a great refreshing acidity that really harmonizes once the wine opens up. I'd expect this will age well for 5-10 years, and at the price, certainly suitable to buy by the case. 92pts
Natalie MacLean rated this wine as 90/100
Jane Staples rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Delicious dark red fruit, meat, touch of smoke & mocha aromas while the palate gives redcurrants, smoke, black licorice. Shows excellent structure and balance with a long smokey finish. Serve grilled duck breast or venison.
Tasted Sept 2016

Natalie's Review

Château Pierre De Montignac 2009, Médoc, Bordeaux A.P., France: A spectacular Bordeaux red wine blend that's drinking well now though it could benefit from another few years in the cellar. The 2009 vintage was a terrific one and it shows in this wine. Aromas of fleshy ripe blackberry and black currant. Pair with a pepper steak. Drink: 2015-2021. 437954 14% XD 750 mL  $23.95 Score: 90/100. September 17, 2016 Top Rated Red Wine. Best Beef Wine  Full Review




Join me in a free online video class to learn the secrets to perfect pairings.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Tom Gore White Wine
Chardonnay 2018,
California ...

Natalie MacLean

Canada's Most Quoted Wine Writer

Natalie MacLean is editor of Canada's largest wine review web site, publishing hundreds of wine reviews every week for more than 292,562 members.

She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, the second was named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Get access to all of her reviews today by becoming a member of her site.



Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times


Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.


Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a feisty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
WFour-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award