2009 Suduiraut, Sauternes

SKU #1132987 98 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 Pale gold in color, the 2009 Suduiraut slowly, seductively unfurls to reveal provocative notions of dried pineapple, quince paste, chamomile tea and almond croissant with touches of honeycomb and allspice. Rich, bold and satiny textured in the mouth, the palate explodes with exotic spices, framed by seamless freshness and finishes with epic length and depth. In a word—yum! (LPB)  (3/2019)

98 points Vinous

 The 2009 Suduiraut, aged in 55% new oak, is surprisingly closed at first but it soon awakens with aeration and begins revving its motor. It has a divine bouquet with honey, chamomile, yellow flowers and nectarine, building layer upon layer. The palate is medium-bodied with a viscous opening, a beautiful razor-sharp line of acidity that effortlessly slices through all that pure botrytised fruit. Notes of quince and clementine emerge as it fans out wonderfully on the finish. It remains the benchmark Suduiraut of recent years. Period. (NM)  (3/2019)

96 points James Suckling

 Yummy young Sauternes with caramel, honey, dried apples, pears, and tarte tatin. Full body, layered and compacted. Medium sweet and a flavorful finish. So much to come still. Give it three or four years to understand all it has.  (5/2013)

96 points Wine Enthusiast

 The new-wood smokiness is an important element of this creamy-textured wine. The richness bares flavors of honey, botrytis, almond and orange peel. Ripe and age worthy, this wine’s opulence is just beginning to show. *Cellar Selection, Best in Year 2013* (RV)  (2/2013)

96 points Wine Spectator

 This is loaded, with gorgeous papaya, mango, yellow apple and creamed peach flavors carried by salted caramel, toasted coconut and ginger cream notes. Very long on the finish, this just sails on and on. Showing terrific range and depth, this has a long life ahead of it. (JM)  (3/2012)

K&L Notes

93% Sémillon, 7% Sauvignon Blanc. Very lush on the palate. Super-concentrated. 160 grams of sugar. The entire crop was picked around September 15th. Some coconut flavors. Thick and oily, but with fine balancing acidity.


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By: Ralph Sands | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 6/11/2013 | Send Email
Thick fruit, with complex pear and persimmon notes.

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