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2003 Ch LAFAURIE-PEYRUGUEY / 1st Growth Sauternes

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closed 18/03/2019, 05:20 PM

Lot size: 1 bottle of 750 ml each Wine type: White, 2003 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: Sauternes, Bordeaux, France
Fill level: Into Neck (IN)Question Mark Grape variety: Semillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend

A perfect bottle of this 1st Growth Sauternes.

Cellartracker members seem to love this wine, some comments below:

12/30/2018 - PDADAMS66 LIKES THIS WINE: 91 Points
Deep dark centre (bronze), yellow rim with clear sings of age.
Sweet, golden syrup, apricot and peach, honey and hazelnuts, a little coconut and lime lift.
Smooth, tropical, intense sweet, touch of acetone, peach and almond, exceptional length,

11/17/2018 - RGCM GANANDA LIKES THIS WINE: 93 Points
Tart orange, honey and caramel notes on the nose. Nearly full bodied (13.5% ABV) with a mix of golden peach and bright pineapple upfront. Plenty of honey, caramel overlaying a still-dense mix of gold orchard fruit and gold tropical notes through the mid-body. Light spices towards the back along with tart orange qualities. Shows excellent overall integration with the honeyed qualities, impressive depth and mix of golden fruit upfront and tart orange/acidity in the background make for a very enjoyable bottle. Should be able to hold this level for several more years, but I would drink before 2023. It will clearly last well beyond that, but I think it will provide the best experience between now and then.

8/2/2018 - ROCKNROLLER WROTE: 93 Points
Amber colour. PNP, from 375ml, drank 1 glass over 30 minutes. This was quite unctuous, caramelized, crème brûlée, orange marmalade, honey, full bodied, spice cake. Options

7/20/2018 - BON VIVANT WROTE: 94 Points
At age 15 it was time to check in on a 375 and absolutely no disappointment. A rich opulent vintage that reminded me of many of the 1990 bottles at that age. It will be fun to follow this over the next few decades as it gets more age nuances and my score should be followed by a + for future potential.

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Payment methods: bank transfer
Returns policy: None
The wine can be collected: From postcode BA22, Somerset, United Kingdom
Shipping Method: Via PARCELFORCE 48h, single bottles via Royal Mail. All packed in 'mail safe' special boxes by The Wine Box Co.
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Cost of delivery: 1 bottle £12, 2 bottles £14, 3-12 bottles £16 & 13-24 bottles £20 to mainland Britain. Elsewhere, please ask for a quote. PayPal is accepted from OVERSEAS ONLY. Their fees of 5% will be invoiced.
Delivers to UK and Singapore
Other countries delivered to: Worldwide, but not USA, all too complicated...
Insurance options: None


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