Surprise 100-pointers in Parker’s 2010 rankings

on 07/03/13 at 3:53 pm

Wine

a1Wine critic Robert Parker has scored 10 wines from the 2010 vintage 100 points in a surprise turnaround.

Initially it was reported that only nine wines had secured 100 points and that one of them had never been awarded the “perfect” score before.

Pichon-Longueville Baron and Vieux Château Certan were among the hotly tipped contenders to join the club.

The original 100-point wines were: Pétrus, Ausone, Lafite, Latour, Haut-Brion, La Mission Haut-Brion, l’Eglise Clinet, Beausejour (Duffau-Lagarosse) and Pontet-Canet.

Of these, Pontet-Canet, Haut-Brion, Latour, Beausejour (Duffau Lagarrosse) and Pétrus secured their 100-point grades and were joined by Pape Clement, Le Dome, La Violette, Cheval Blanc and Le Pin.

Lafite ended up on 98 points, La Mission Haut-Brion, Ausone and Mouton Rothschild on 98+ and l’Eglise Clinet on 96+.

 

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