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Posts Tagged ‘Semillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend’

  • 2007 Château d’Yquem – France, Bordeaux, Sauternais, Sauternes (8/8/2022)
    WIML95

    Tasted non blind.

    Amber color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of lychee, honeysuckle and macadamia nuts. Flavors of honey, lychee, lemon crystals and candied ginger. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold.

    Jose Rodriguez Memorial Dinner (95 points)

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  • 2001 Château Rabaud-Promis – France, Bordeaux, Sauternais, Sauternes (6/12/2021)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind.

    Gold color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of honeysuckle, crushed almonds, lemon bars and a hint of nutmeg. Rich flavors of honey, lemon drops and candied nuts. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. Drinking really well now. (94 points)

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  • 2011 Château Mouton Rothschild Aile D’Argent Blanc – France, Bordeaux (3/5/2020)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of matchstick, grass and camphor. Flavors of peach wasser, apple peel and lemon curd. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (91 points)

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  • 2001 Château Rabaud-Promis – France, Bordeaux, Sauternais, Sauternes (4/18/2020)
    WIML95

    Tasted from 375ml format. Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 90 minutes.

    Golden color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of honeysuckle, brown spices and crushed toasted almonds. Flavors of honey, lychee and lemon zest. Bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. (95 points)

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  • 2015 Château Cos d’Estournel Blanc – France, Bordeaux (10/19/2019)
    WIML90

    Tasted double blind.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of dirt, ricola and lemon rind. Flavors of lemon, lime and yellow pear. Medium to bright acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold. No guess what this is. Completely lost on this one. (90 points)

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  • 2015 Pavillon Blanc du Château Margaux Blanc – France, Bordeaux (10/19/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted double blind.

    Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of wet earth, flowers and yellow pears. Flavors of lemon, peach and lime. Bright acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold.

    My guess was a 2012 Musar White. Missed that one by a bit! (93 points)

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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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