Graves, Bordeaux

Château Suduiraut

Sauternes 1er Cru Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend 2009

This is a delicious dessert wine from France.

Delicious right out of the bottle and much better after an hour of airtime.

Showing oranges, tangerines, honey, ripen apples, Indian spices, pears, light tropical fruits, peaches and white pepper.

Full-bodied with high acidity and well balanced. Rich and extracted.

Showing nice complexity with a nice buttery mouthfeel.

Delicious and engaging.

Will age nicely in the next 20 to 30 years.

Thank you Scott for sharing this with me.

I had it all by itself as a dessert.

14.5% alcohol by volume.

94 points.
— 6 days ago

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Excellent review, as always. Do you have a price point? You usually include…

Château Rieussec

Sauternes Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend 1990

WOTN without a doubt! Bottle empty in 30 minutes or so, what a beauty this great aged Sauternes. And I think this wine has at least a decade to stay on this level. — 4 days ago

Stef, Bart and 24 others liked this

Château Smith Haut Lafitte

Smith Havt Lafitte 2000

Lovely first go at a Smith Haut Lafite. Nose of sour cherries, medium bodied palate with graphite, plum and a touch of tobacco and a nice finish. In a great spot right now. — 6 days ago

Jim, David and 7 others liked this
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@David Nicewicz Heads up it is listed as the white 
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@Ira Schwartz Thanks for the heads up!

Château Laribotte

Sauternes Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend 2017

Brilliant golden color. White flowers and intense honey aromas. Pallet is fruity (dried candy, lemon peel apricot), ripe and luscious. Some heft, but nice acidity. Mouth Coating. Pleasant finish. — 3 days ago

Paul, Mike and 1 other liked this

Domaine de Chevalier

L'Esprit de Chevalier Pessac-Léognan Red Bordeaux Blend 2014

Second label (Domaine de Chevalier) Graves Red Blend. (65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, and 5% Petite Verdot). Deep purple color. Dark berry aromas and flavors. Hints of cedar, licorice, minerals and baking spices. Round and silky. Long finish. Well structured. Great value. — 3 days ago

Paul, Mike and 1 other liked this

Château La Mission Haut-Brion

Pessac-Léognan Cru Classe des Graves Red Bordeaux Blend 2003

Very dark Ruby - amazingly dark for the age - maybe because of the hot 2003 vintage. Gorgeous nose, red and black currant, dusty, cedar - like an antique shop Barb said. Medium tannins. Medium plus length and persistence. Really enjoyed this, particularly considering the vintage. You could leave this for a few more years if you wish but I was more than happy to drink this now. — 11 days ago

Juan, Joe and 27 others liked this

Château d'Yquem

Sauternes Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend 2015

There is wine and then there is WINE. Sheer perfection just like the 2009, the 2001, the ... 1921 and yes the 2015. Just bow and be grateful. And yes forget you got some for the next 15 years. Tremendous. — 17 days ago

Rob, Andrew and 13 others liked this

Château Malartic-Lagravière

Graves Red Bordeaux Blend 2012

Terrific nose and start, mid and ending let me a bit down. The previous 2 I had showed better so it might be that my tasting senses where in an off mode 🤔 — 6 hours ago

Mike, Chris and 10 others liked this

Château La Mission Haut-Brion

Graves Red Bordeaux Blend 1998

Youthful & structured at 23 yrs showing the La Mish personality with good balance & length just starting to show some secondary aromas of black fruits that is inky with currant, cedar, graphite, sweet spices, licorice, olive, smoke & cigar ash. — 13 days ago

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Château Haut-Bailly

Pessac-Léognan Red Bordeaux Blend 2003

This wine completes my ‘01 - ‘04 vertical and was the best of the four! Not sure what wine others were drinking but this rocked!

45+ minute decant. Dark red color with a brownish rim. Nose had massive cedar and dark cherries. Medium plus depth filled with wood, graphite, licorice, and cherries. Refined and very elegant texture. Close to prime drinking age, but has some years left. Medium finish.

Miss London and these great Bordeaux. I need to reduce the Napa Cab in my cellar more in favor of these.
— 5 days ago

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