Price: $138.66 excl. GST
- Tasting Notes
The 2007 Suduiraut is a Sauternes that is just beginning to “motor” as it approaches its tenth birthday. The bouquet is much more open than when I last tasted this wine in 2011, with upfront honey, lemon rind and apricot blossom aromas that pack a punch. The palate is powerful and intense, layers of honeyed fruit, crisp acidity and the Sauvignon Blanc component now giving way more to Semillon. This is a Sauternes of width and girth and as such it deserves another decade in bottle. Just superb. Tasted July 2016.
– Neal Martin, Robertparker.com, Score: 94
Bright yellow-gold. Subdued but powerful nose offers fresh stone fruits, grapefruit zest, ginger and honey, all lifted by a floral topnote. Lush, thick and honeyed, but with superb acidity framing the flavors of mandarin orange, pineapple, honey and chalk. Finishes very long and subtle, with a saline nuance and terrific fruit penetration. A good bit of the estate’s sauvignon blanc went into the dry S de Suduiraut in ’07, noted managing director Christian Seely.
– Stephen Tanzer, Vinous.com, Score: 92-95
Dried lemon and floral aromas lead to loads of botrytis spice and bitter lemon peel in this young, full-bodied sweetie, with hints of lively lime and honey. Medium sweet. Very intense. Best after 2014.
– James Suckling, Winespectator.com, Score: 95