1997 Lafaurie-Peyraguey, Sauternes (375ml)

SKU #1004029 91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 The 1997 Lafaurie-Peyraguey is quite deep in colour for a 1997. It has quite a rich, honeyed bouquet with touches of lanolin, beeswax and undergrowth, open and vibrant. The palate is medium-bodied, viscous on the entry, fat in the mouth with impressive tension and animation towards the finish, hints of bitter orange and marmalade on the aftertaste. (NM)  (12/2014)

Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

 Cooler aromas of spearmint, clove oil and caraway seed; riper exotic fruit scents emerged with extended aeration. Intense flavors of pineapple, lime and mint, plus a repeating note of caraway seed. This is sharply delineated and quite lively, and showing much more structure and grip-but a less accessible texture-than a sample tasted from barrel a year ago. (ST)  (8/2000)

Wine Spectator

 Medium-bodied and sweet, with pretty apple skin, vanilla and grappa aromas and a vanilla and honey aftertaste. Perhaps not as exciting as usual, but very good indeed. (JS)  (1/2000)

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