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Château Guiraud 2001

Château Guiraud 2001
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HK$7,964  HK$663.67 / Unit
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An exceptional vintage with intense aromas of ripe berries, hawthorn blossom, fresh fruit with a hint of mint that characterized the vintage. The botrytis is terribly there with scents of fresh pepper, black tea and with a mysterious wild side that permit to keep the bottle.
Parker : 92 / 100
J. Robinson : 17 / 20
Wine Advocate-Parker :
The Guiraud 2001 here did not quite deliver as it had done at the vertical tasting a couple of years previously. However, it still boasts an attractive, quite forward orange peel, lanolin and apricot-scented bouquet that is certainly well defined. Like before, just give it a few swirls and that peachy nose unfurls. The palate is well balanced but I find it here just a little pinched on the entry. The finish is linear but full of citrus fruit and bitter orange to savor. I was just expecting more persistence but otherwise this is very fine.
BordeauxSauternes
Alcohol
13.5

Grape varieties
Sémillon/Sauvignon Blanc

Dessert wine
Yes

Environment
Sustainable viticulture

J. Robinson
17

J. Suckling
95

R. Gabriel
18

Wine Spectator
96

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Graves

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Sauternes

Color
White

Producer
Château Guiraud

Sweetness
Liquoreux

Classification
1er cru classe

Parker
92

Allergens
Contains sulphites

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