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2006 Coutet Sauternes Blend

  • Sauternes Blend
  • 375ML
  • WE95
  • WS94
  • WA92
  • ST91
  • MS91

Reviews

WE95
Wine Enthusiast - Wine Enthusiast, January 2013
It is the poise the elegance of Coutet that shows so well in this delicious wine. It is ripe with layers of apricot and peach lifted with spice and an over-arching sweet acidity that gives the wine a wonderful... It is the poise the elegance of Coutet that shows so well in this delicious wine. It is ripe with layers of apricot and peach lifted with spice and an over-arching sweet acidity that gives the wine a wonderful heart-stopping lift.
WS94
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, January 2013
Almost as excellent as the 2003. There's intense botrytis spice on the nose with lemon peel and dried pineapple. Full-bodied superspicy and intense. Extremely racy. A beautiful wine. Best after 2014. -JS
WA92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, January 2013
Light to medium gold with a greenish hue this wine exhibits wonderfully pure notes of wood spice such as vanillin honeyed citrus a hint of under-ripe peach and touches of creme brulee and marmalade. With great acidity and... Light to medium gold with a greenish hue this wine exhibits wonderfully pure notes of wood spice such as vanillin honeyed citrus a hint of under-ripe peach and touches of creme brulee and marmalade. With great acidity and finesse this is a medium-bodied impressively endowed but generally very racy restrained style of wine that should age beautifully for 25 or more years. It is not the sweetest and by no means the biggest wine of 2006 but it has nobility tattooed all over it. -Robert Parker
ST91
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, January 2013
Pale-medium gold. Racy aromas of pineapple fresh peach rose water parsley and marzipan with enticing floral lift; lovely fresh botrytis character here. Suave and fine-grained; wonderfully light on its feet for such a... Pale-medium gold. Racy aromas of pineapple fresh peach rose water parsley and marzipan with enticing floral lift; lovely fresh botrytis character here. Suave and fine-grained; wonderfully light on its feet for such a smooth even opulent wine. A subtle restrained example with nicely integrated acidity and very good finishing grip. Very Barsac in style: approachable young like almost all of these 2006s but with the balance to gain with bottle aging.
MS91
Mike Supple - JJ Buckley, January 2013
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