2009 Chateau Suduiraut Sauternes Half BottleSemillon from France
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- 98 Neal Martin - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
- 96 Wine Spectator
- 96 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
- 96 Wine Enthusiast
98 Neal Martin - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
The 2009 is one of the greatest wines ever produced from the estate. It has a riveting bouquet of quince, honey, pear and a touch of clarified butter that is beautifully defined, offering scents of yellow flowers with continued aeration. It is a little heavier and more intense than its peers at this stage. The palate is beautifully balanced with perfectly judged acidity and immense purity. The finish offers crisp honey, quince and clementine notes laden with botrytis that is counterpoised by wonderful acidity. It possesses an unerring sense of completeness and composure that is irresistible. Bravo! Drink now-2050.
96 Wine Spectator
"This is loaded, with gorgeous papaya, mango, yellow apple and creamed peach flavors carried by salted caramel, toasted coconut and ginger cream notes. Very long on the finish, this just sails on and on. Showing terrific range and depth, this has a long life ahead of it. Best from 2014 through 2035. 4,000 cases made." –JM
96 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
"Yummy young Sauternes with caramel, honey, dried apples, pears, and tarte tatin. Full body, layered and compacted. Medium sweet and a flavorful finish. So much to come still. Give it three or four years to understand all it has."
96 Wine Enthusiast
The new-wood smokiness is an important element of this creamy-textured wine. The richness bares flavors of honey, botrytis, almond and orange peel. Ripe and age worthy, this wine’s opulence is just beginning to show. — R.V. (2/1/2013)
98 - Neal Martin - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
96 - Wine Spectator
96 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
96 - Wine Enthusiast
|Features||Organic, Biodynamic, and Dessert|
|Taste||fig, lemon, pear, saffron, grass and bell pepper|
|Nose||apricot, quince, honey, pineapple and cream|