Fumé Blanc

Château Rieussec

Sauternes Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend 2016

This is still young but drinking superbly. Plenty of acidity to offset the sweetness, very long finish. Aromas and flavors of pineapple, orange blossom, honey, peach, apricot, dried apricot, ripe pear, candied lemon, ginger, saffron, vanilla - so much going on in the glass! Exceptional wine with excellent balance of sweetness, flavor intensity and acidity. Has many years ahead of it but hard to resist now. — 19 hours ago

Bob, Tom and 5 others liked this

Château d'Yquem

Sauternes Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend 1986

Orange tinged gold colour . Very fruit driven still , lots of yellow fruits , crystallised orange peel , clementines , vanilla , spiced apricots . On the palate quite rich and decadent , lots of ripe yellow fruits , apricot , peach and then mandarin and caramelised orange . Touches of honey , vanilla , creme brûlée. Slightly bitter caramel tinged finish , with good vibrant acidity, balanced alcohol , long and elegant finish . Tastes so young still , maybe having been recorked in 2005 has something to do with that . Drinking well now but will still be perfect in another 20-30 years — 22 days ago

Jan, Jeroen and 18 others liked this

Château Cheval Blanc

St. Émilion Red Bordeaux Blend 2015

Needs a good couple of hours to open up to opulent dark fruit with great integration on the palate and velvety tannins. Cheers. — 6 days ago

Peter, Lyle and 24 others liked this


Dom Ruinart Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne 1964

Woooow!!!! What the F……!!! 60 years young! What a privilege! Still mousse. Where is the 101/100 button — 20 days ago

Roman, Rob and 12 others liked this

Château Guiraud

Sauternes Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend 2009

NOSE: apricot jelly…pineapple…vanilla cookie.

TASTE: peach, mango, apricot, pineapple, vanilla cream, caramel. Cooked peach (like canned peach juice) lingers — lengthy finish. Almost over the top! 93.
— 5 days ago

Ray, Bob and 2 others liked this

Louis-Benjamin Dagueneau

Silex Pouilly-Fumé Sauvignon Blanc

Happy Mother’s Day to me! Have held this 2018 and so glad I did! — a month ago

Peter liked this

Château Coutet

Sauternes-Barsac Sémillon Blend

Paul K

This is the third Sauternes I’ve ever had. The first two were crazy good d’Yquems. This was gifted open so I thought we could try tonight with dinner. Didn’t have high expectations but really pleasantly surprised!
Pairing really great with the salad I whipped up. Pretty proud of it actually; quinoa, tomato, cucumber, steamed broccoli, mixed greens, chicken, and poppyseed dressing.
— 11 days ago

Ray, Tom and 12 others liked this

Domaine Huet

Le Haut-Lieu Sec Vouvray Chenin Blanc 2019

Mooi fris, fruitig, mooie mineraliteit, wel wat hoog in de zuren in de (niet al te lange) afdronk. — 23 days ago

Eric, Peter and 1 other liked this
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Pine Ridge Vineyards

Clarksburg Chenin Blanc + Viognier Blend 2022

John Howard

Really good this vintage. — 5 days ago

Severn, Shay and 15 others liked this
Severn Goodwin

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Nice, this is so up/down year to year.
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@Severn Goodwin yes it is. Good one currently.