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Château Raymond-Lafon 2003

59.95€ (Inc. VAT bot. 75 cl.)

Château Raymond Lafon
Sauternes

Other vintages: 2016, 2011, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002
Other sizes: Magnum

Parker Points: 91-95
Peñin Points:  

59.95€ (Inc. VAT bot. 75 cl.)

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

It is against my better judgment to taste the sweet wines of Barsac and Sauternes at such an early age, as I find they typically require at least 12 months to reveal the definition/delineation so essential in these creamy, creme brulee, and honeysuckle-flavored offerings. Nevertheless, because this vintage is so highly regarded, I tasted through most of the top estates. The 2003s appear to be somewhat in the style of the 1990s, with high levels of residual sugar (higher than 2001 for the most part) as well as botrytis, low acidity, and fat, full-bodied personalities. This region’s harvest began extremely early (early September), and was completely finished within three weeks. It does not appear that the nobleness and racy richness of the 2001 vintage will be found in the 2003s, but readers who like the big, flamboyant, over the top style of the 1990s will enjoy the 2003s even more than I did.

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