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  • 2001 Château Rieussec – France, Bordeaux, Sauternais, Sauternes (12/11/2019)
    WIML100

    Tasted from 375ml format. Tasted non blind. Followed over 90 minutes.

    Amber color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Intoxicating nose of honey, dried apricot, fresh ground ginger, a dash of white pepper and a drop of rich and fragrant sorghum. Clean, fresh and full flavors of honey, ginger snaps, lemon curd and almond paste. Bright acidity, full bodied. Perfectly balanced and harmonious to the core. Mouth coasting without even a tiny bit of cloying. Simply perfect. Drink or hold. No rush. (100 points)

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  • 2017 Turley Sauvignon Blanc – USA, California, Sierra Foothills, Amador County (9/15/2019)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of grapefruit and grass. Flavors of gooseberries and lime. Medium acidity, full bodied. Drink now. (90 points)

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  • 2001 Château Suduiraut – France, Bordeaux, Sauternais, Sauternes (9/28/2019)
    WIML97

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about an hour.

    Yellow, slightly gold looking in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of honeysuckle, apricot, orange foam and crushed almonds. Flavors of honey, lemon drops, lychee syrup and dried orange slices. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. (97 points)

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  • 2017 Neal Family Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc – USA, California, Napa Valley, Howell Mountain (9/27/2019)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Drank over about one hour.

    Straw color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of fresh cut grass, talc, spice and a hint of lime. Flavors of lime, kumquat and a bit of peach pit Medium acidity, light body. Drink now. (91 points)

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  • 2015 DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc – USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (7/11/2018)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Straw color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Light nose of yellow apples, yellow pears and a hint of talc. Flavors of yellow pears and yellow apples. Medium acidity, light to medium body. Drink over the short term. (90 points)

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  • 2014 Spottswoode Sauvignon Blanc – USA, California, North Coast (7/11/2018)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of gooseberries, grass and grapefruit. Flavors of grapefruit and orange rind. Medium acidity, light to medium body. Drink now. (91 points)

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  • 2015 Château Haut Beaumard – France, Bordeaux, Entre-Deux-Mers, Graves de Vayres (4/10/2017)
    WIML88

    Tasted blind.

    Yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of grapefruit and orange rind. Flavors dominated by grapefruit. Bright acidity, medium body. Drink now.

    This is obviously a ringer. It is not Chardonnay. Smells and taste precisely like a Sauvignon Blanc or Sauvignon Blanc Blend. (88 points)

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