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2018 Suduiraut, Sauternes (375ml) (Pre-Arrival)

SKU #1413404 97-98 points James Suckling

Outer quote mark This has lots of concentration and mushroom and spice character. Plenty of botrytis. Dense and flavorful finish. Big wine for the vintage. Five hectoliters a hectare and half went into the second wine. Inner quote mark (4/2019)

94-96 points Wine Enthusiast

Outer quote mark Low yields from a late harvest in Sauternes have produced a wine with an orange marmalade flavor, lined with citrus acidity and a core of rich botrytis. Made from 100% Sémillon, there is great acidic lift in this intensely rich wine. (RV) Inner quote mark (4/2019)

95 points Decanter

Outer quote mark This is an enjoyable, luxurious and indulgent Sauternes. It’s extremely rich, dark and concentrated – in keeping with its tiny yields (5hl/ha in 2018, of which 40% went into the grand vin) - with attractive bitter orange flavours that cleverly work to give tension where otherwise the low acidity might lose tension. 125g/l residual sugar. The harvest ended on 9 November. (JA) Inner quote mark (4/2019)

93-95 points Jeb Dunnuck

Outer quote mark There’s not much of the 2018 Château Suduiraut to go around but it’s a beautiful wine. Lovely orange blossom, honeyed apricots, white flowers, and subtle spice aromas and flavors all emerge from this full-bodied, decadent Sauternes that has a layered, pure, beautifully balanced profile. With good complexity, terrific balance, and a clean finish, it’s going to shine for 15-20 years. Inner quote mark (5/2019)

93-95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Outer quote mark The pale to medium lemon-gold colored 2018 Suduiraut comes bounding out of the glass with exuberant notes of candied peel, warm pineapple, guava and key lime pie with hints of orange marmalade and beeswax. The palate is packed with power and richness, with mouth-coating tropical fruits and a long earth-laced finish. (LPB) Inner quote mark (4/2019)


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