jamessuckling.com, 92 points: A dry, taut and savory style with lemon-pastry aromas and flavors, tangy acidity and a cashew-nut finish. Drink or hold.
jamessuckling.com, 97 points: (JS96-97 points) A dense and powerful white with wonderful depth and phenolic tension. Shows very pretty sliced-apple, lemon and pear character. Excellent finish. 90% sauvignon blanc with the rest semillon and sauvignon...
jamessuckling.com, 95 points: Some spicy wood on offer with attractive, ripe tropical fruits delivered in a smoothly textured palate that has impressive length and focus. Good concentration. One of the best whites from here in a while. 55% sauvignon...
jamessuckling.com, 92 points: Lots of gunpowder, dried apple and pear aromas and flavors. Full body, dried apple and peach. Searing acidity. Yet bright and delicious. A white with great contrast and panache. Drink or hold.
Wine Spectator, 90 points: Wonderful and flamboyant. Very ripe apple, banana and vanilla aromas with a hint of meringue. Full-bodied and round, with lots of coconut and fruit character on the finish. Drink now. 3,600 cases made.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 93 points: (WA 91-93 points) The Ferran 2017 Blanc is a little closed on the nose, with delicate yuzu, lemon zest and green mango notes plus grapefruit and crushed rocks hints. The medium-bodied palate has a lovely saline character...
jamessuckling.com, 97 points: (JS96-97 points) A white with sliced apple, pear and lemon character. Medium to full body, layered and so long. Tight and exciting. So salty and minerally. Structured. Phenolic intensity and all wound up. What a white!
TheWineCellarInsider.com, 97 points: Floral notes begin the experience, leading to the discovery of crushed stone and a generous offering of citrus. On the palate, this wine is fertile, fat and full of life and the finish is virtually unending with a mélange...
jamessuckling.com, 98 points: (97-98) This is so serious with incredible density and a chewy texture. Focused and tight. Layered and fascinating. Lots of minerals and lemon rind. Great young white. Can’t wait to see it after its elevage.
jamessuckling.com, 95 points: Very vibrant lemons and limes with tropical fruit. Hints of mangeso and melon. The palate has silky, smooth fruit with seamless build and flow. Impressive. 85% sauvignon and 15% semillon. Drink or hold.
jamessuckling.com, 99 points: (JS98-99 points) This is dense like a Montrachet yet so minerally with crushed-stone undertones. Full-bodied, layered and powerful. A great glass of white wine. First time they used a majority of sauvignon blanc.
Wine Enthusiast, 94 points: Deliciously aromatic, this wine is tight and structured but holds great promise. Acidity and citrus flavors balance with the perfumed character of the richer fruits and the touch of wood from the barrel aging. Drink this...
jamessuckling.com, 97 points: (JS96-97 points) Layered with a round and rich texture and body. Full and flavorful. Lots of dried-apple and pineapple character. Very long finish. Exotic and ripe. We will see which is better.
Vinous, 91 points: (88-91) The 2016 La Clarté de Haut-Brion feels quite rich and intense owing to the high percentage of Sémillon (76 percent) in the blend this year. A phenolic, broad white, the 2016 has plenty of personality, although it...
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