2010 Malartic-Lagravière Blanc, Pessac-Léognan
A white with lovely minerality and sliced lemon character. It's full and fresh with bright acidity and a long exciting finish. The wines keep getting better and better here. Drink or hold.
A fruity, ripe wine with lemon and pineapple flavors alongside a fine tang of citrus. It's beautifully marked with wood aging to give a rounded, rich mouthfeel. It also has the texture to mellow into a more nuanced wine in 4-5 years.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
This full-bodied blend of 85% Sauvignon Blanc and 15% Semillon hit 14.5% natural alcohol. It is deep and rich, with loads of caramelized grapefruit, tropical fruit, subtle oak, wet stones and plenty of melons. Drink now-2035.
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
Bright straw-gold. Apple , pear and yellow plum aromas are complemented by mint and sage. Crisp apple and pear flavors display sweet spice and mineral nuances, with mineral and truffle hints adding complexity. Finishes moderately long and quite oaky, but I like this wine's multilayered, zesty personality. Give it five or six years in the cellar and drink it through 2025.
Ripe and lush, with lots of creamed yellow apple, melon and white peach flavors carried by an alluring, lightly toasted brioche note. This has the vintage’s punch in the end, kept honest by a lively citrus accent. Drink now through 2014.
*+ Powerful wine. Asian spices on the nose. A heavier style. Long and balanced.