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Chateau Lafaurie Peyraguey Sauternes 2005

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Chateau Lafaurie Peyraguey Sauternes 2005
Varietal: White Bordeaux Blend
Sub-Region: Sauternes
Region: Bordeaux
Color: White
Country/State: France
New low price! Regular Vin Chicago retail - $55.99!
93 Wine Enthusiast (6/1/2008) "Classic Sauternes, treading the fine line between sweetness and elegance. Initially, it seems to be dominated by the botrytis, but then sweet fruits also show, with ripe yellow fruits, honey and almonds, touched with citrus. As it develops, the wine will become richer and more intense."
92 Wine Spectator (3/31/2008) "There's beautiful ripe fruit in this, with pineapple, mango and papaya and hints of vanilla and honey. Full-bodied and medium sweet. Rich and round, with loads of cooked apple, citrus peel and spices. Long and flavorful. Dense and rich. Best after 2012. 6,250 cases made."
95 James Suckling (10/22/2012) "This is powerful and racy with lots of class. Full body, very sweet with lots of spicy botrytis character. Intense. Drink or hold."
91 Wine Advocate (12/29/2014) "The 2005 Chateau Lafaurie-Peyraguey offer apricot, fig jam and touch of almond on the focused bouquet, grilled walnut coming through later. The palate is medium-bodied with crisp acidity, quite structured and almost austere in comparison with other vintages. There is good tension here, vibrant and citric with impressive mineralité towards the finish. This has great potential."
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750 ML
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