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2007 La Tour Blanche Sauternes Blend

  • Sauternes Blend
  • 375ML
  • WE 94
  • JR 93
  • IWC 92
  • RP 91
  • WS 91

Reviews for 2007 La Tour Blanche Sauternes Blend

WE 94
Wine Enthusiast - Wine Enthusiast, June 2010
Light gold color but a wine with depth and balance. There is lovely acidity here a wine that offers fresh fruits apricot juice and deep layers of botrytis.
JR 93
Jancis Robinson - Jancis Robinson's Purple Pages, October 2009
Very light straw. Lots of and lots botrytis, very rich and nerveux and exciting, Long live the French Chambre d'Agriculture! About 80% botrytised grapes. Serious stuff. 18/20
IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, August 2010
Good bright medium gold. Aromas of pineapple and curry powder with a strong component of vanillin oak. Very sweet and thick without coming off as heavy thanks to high-pitched orange peel and baking spice notes and to... Good bright medium gold. Aromas of pineapple and curry powder with a strong component of vanillin oak. Very sweet and thick without coming off as heavy thanks to high-pitched orange peel and baking spice notes and to sneaky palate-energizing acidity. Not yet especially complex but very promising. The overall impression is of a more classic wine than this ch a teau has made in some recent vintages less dominated by its sweetness.
RP 91
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2012
Tasted single blind against its peers. I have always felt that I was mean to the La Tour Blanche when I first tasted it out of barrel principally because of the excessive level of residual sugar. There is just a touch of... Tasted single blind against its peers. I have always felt that I was mean to the La Tour Blanche when I first tasted it out of barrel principally because of the excessive level of residual sugar. There is just a touch of reduction on the nose but it opens up nicely. The palate is very classy: a hell of a lot of fruit concentration and layer upon layer of botrytized fruit. It is not exactly subtle and is missing some finesse whilst the finish is long and persistent disguising its sucrosity well. Tasted January 2011. -Neal Martin
WS 91
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, March 2010
Sweet lemon and apple aromas with floral honey. Full-bodied and very sweet with a spicy almost tangy finish of honey. Rich and layered. Best after 2014