Château Suduiraut 2019 – Sauternes 1er Grand Cru Classé

Château Suduiraut 2019 – Sauternes 1er Grand Cru Classé

The nose is aromatic and offers power, a certain concentration, a nice intensity in freshness, a spicy side as well as complexity. There are notes of kumquat, crushed peach and, more slightly, crushed berries combined with hints of white flowers, exotic fruit, fine hints of lychee, spices and a discreet hint of vanilla and an…

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Château Lamothe-Despujols 2021 – Sauternes 2ème Cru Classé

Château Lamothe-Despujols 2021 – Sauternes 2ème Cru Classé

The nose is fresh and slightly restrained. There are notes of candied orange peel, kumquat and, more slightly, quince, combined with hints of yellow berries, sap and pastry. The palate is fruity and demonstrates freshness, minerality, straightforwardness, some restraint. On the palate, this wine expresses notes of fresh green apple, pulpy/fresh vine peach and, more…

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Château Lamothe Guignard 2021 – Sauternes 2ème Cru Classé

Château Lamothe Guignard 2021 – Sauternes 2ème Cru Classé

The nose shows freshness, some richness and a fine contained side, a fine complexity. There are notes of crystallised mandarin, lemon and, more slightly, fresh quenette, combined with fine hints of crunchy apple and a subtle hint of honey and saffron. The palate is fruity and reveals juiciness and a tangy texture. On the palate…

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Château Doisy-Daëne 2021 – Sauternes 2ème Cru Classé

Château Doisy-Daëne 2021 – Sauternes 2ème Cru Classé

The nose is nicely fresh and shows delicacy and mastery. There are notes of fresh tangerine, kumquat and, more slightly, quince, combined with touches of crushed yellow fruit, as well as hints of dried apricot, a subtle hint of fresh bean/racy minerality and a very discreet hint of roasted pineapple. The palate is fruity and…

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Château d’Arche 2021 – Sauternes 2ème Cru Classé

Château d’Arche 2021 – Sauternes 2ème Cru Classé

The nose is fresh, fruity and reveals a fine compote character. There are notes of applesauce, crushed pear and, to a lesser extent, fresh lychee, combined with hints of sweet lemon/crystalline citrus and discreet hints of white flowers. The palate is fruity and demonstrates juiciness, minerality, good definition, a certain gourmandize, some unctuosity, a nice…

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Château Sigalas Rabaud 2021 – Sauternes 1er Cru Classé

Château Sigalas Rabaud 2021 – Sauternes 1er Cru Classé

The nose is fruity, elegant, nicely fresh and racy. There are notes of crushed apple, toast and, to a lesser extent, racy minerality, combined with hints of vanilla, saffron, as well as discreet spices and a subtle hint of saffron (in the background). The palate is fruity and reveals a nice freshness, minerality, a nice…

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Château Rieussec 2021 – Sauternes 1er Cru Classé

Château Rieussec 2021 – Sauternes 1er Cru Classé

The nose is fresh, complex and shows some intensity, concentration, freshness and a fine crispness. There are notes of crushed peach, fleshy/crushed white berries with hints of star fruit, fresh quince with fine lemon, racy minerality/fresh grapes, subtle/delicate hints of beeswax, spices and a very discreet hint of verbena, fresh sap and brioche. The palate…

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Château Rayne Vigneau 2021 – Sauternes 1er Cru Classé

Château Rayne Vigneau 2021 – Sauternes 1er Cru Classé

The nose is fruity, tight and reveals pulpiness, freshness and a certain richness. There are notes of stewed nectarine, small white fruits in syrup combined with touches of quince, candied mirabelle plum, white flowers as well as discreet hints of saffron, cypress and a subtle touch of candied zest mandarin. The palate is nicely fresh,…

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Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey 2021 – Sauternes 1er Cru Classé

Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey 2021 – Sauternes 1er Cru Classé

The nose is fruity, fresh, mineral and racy. There are notes of vine peach in syrup, crushed green apple and, more slightly, kumquat, combined with fine touches of mandarin peel, fresh lychee, as well as a subtle hint of lemon blossom and an imperceptible touch of almond. The palate is fruity, nicely fresh, elegant, balanced…

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Château La Tour Blanche 2021 – Sauternes 1er Cru Classé

Château La Tour Blanche 2021 – Sauternes 1er Cru Classé

The nose is fresh, fruity, racy and shows elegance and a nice minerality. There are notes of fresh/juicy peach, yuzu and more lightly fresh citrus, combined with fine touches of fresh lychee, racy minerality and discreet hints of yellow berries. The palate is fruity, discreetly tight and demonstrates juiciness, an acidic structure, minerality, good definition,…

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