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2007 Coutet Sauternes Blend

  • Sauternes Blend
  • 750ML
  • WS95
  • WA94
  • AL94
  • WE93
  • ST92

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WS95
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, January 2013
Offers fascinating aromas of cooked apple clove and honey that follow through to a full body with superlively acidity and spicy blanched almond and honey character on the palate. Long and powerful showing amazing botrytis... Offers fascinating aromas of cooked apple clove and honey that follow through to a full body with superlively acidity and spicy blanched almond and honey character on the palate. Long and powerful showing amazing botrytis character with so much spice and richness yet also freshness. Even better than the superb 2006. Best after 2015.
WA94
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, January 2013
Tasted single blind against its peers. The Chateau Coutet 2007 has a very intense bouquet with lemon curd and orange blossom mixed with clear honey. There is impressive precision here almost crystalline. The palate is... Tasted single blind against its peers. The Chateau Coutet 2007 has a very intense bouquet with lemon curd and orange blossom mixed with clear honey. There is impressive precision here almost crystalline. The palate is medium-bodied with very fine viscous entry great weight and intensity with racy acidity. There is also much tension cutting through the layers of viscous fruit on the sorbet-like finish. This is a typical Coutet through and through and it should age effortlessly over 20-30 years. Tasted January 2011. -Neal Martin
AL94
Alex Lallos - JJ Buckley, January 2013
This massively structured yet focused Sauternes shows a pale golden color with absolutely brilliant clarity. Lovely tropical nose complete with guava pineapple and golden raisin. Fat and rich in the mid-palate yet remains... This massively structured yet focused Sauternes shows a pale golden color with absolutely brilliant clarity. Lovely tropical nose complete with guava pineapple and golden raisin. Fat and rich in the mid-palate yet remains subtle and well focused throughout. Lively apricot laden finish. This is delicious stuff.
WE93
Wine Enthusiast - Wine Enthusiast, January 2013
The aromas are intensely sweet full of orange marmalade and honey. The palate goes more for spice with oranges and brown sugar allied to fresh fruits apricots and lychees. The final flavors are delicious and enticing.
ST92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, January 2013
Full medium gold. Pineapple orange toffee nutty oak and a whiff of spun sugar on the enticing nose. Sweet but youthful and tangy with lively acidity and underlying minerality giving an incisive quality to the bright core... Full medium gold. Pineapple orange toffee nutty oak and a whiff of spun sugar on the enticing nose. Sweet but youthful and tangy with lively acidity and underlying minerality giving an incisive quality to the bright core of pineapple and apricot fruit. At once rich and sharply focused finishing with excellent length and verve. This should evolve slowly.

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