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2003 Chateau Suduiraut Sauternes
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About Chateau Suduiraut

With a lengthy history comes a list of accomplishments and triumphs. Such is the case for Chateau Suduiraut, which dates to the seventeenth century. Not only did Suduiraut achieve First Growth status in the 1855 classification of Sauternes and Barsac, its management pioneered the practice of grafting vines onto American rootstock to thwart the scourge of Phylloxera.

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2003 Chateau Suduiraut Sauternes

Producer: Chateau Suduiraut
Style: Sweet Wine
Grape Type: other white varietal
Origin: France
Region: Bordeaux
Appellation: Sauternes and Barsac

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92 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July/August 2006

($46-$60) Bright, full yellow. Honey, pineapple and a whiff of menthol on the nose. Then impressively powerful in the mouth but with lovely acidity leavening its concentrated fruit. Very juicy and fine for Suduiraut, and not at all outsized or overly sweet. Comes across as very young, and finishes with noteworthy spine. Quite suave.

93 Points | Wine Spectator
90 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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07/07/2008
by WineNerd007
Incredibly rich and intense with enough acidity to balance the sweetness. Went incredibly well with a veal dish I had at a Calvert Woodley wine dinner.
Wonderful and Unique
04/17/2008
by K11770635
Check your review of 2003 Chateau Suduiraut Sauternes Press this button when you are ready to Here is your review the way it will appear: K11770635 rated this product 5.0 of 5 Stars on Thursday April 17, 2008 and wrote: Unique and wonderful I opened a 2001 for friends. It was just about perfect. Honey and spice and lemon rind. I served this with coconut and raspberry sorbet with cookies, but I would not have so sweet a desert next time. I've saved 2 more bottles of 2001 for future years and bought some 2003s, too. I expect the 2003 to be quite similar. Get the 2003 while they last. They will be all gone soon. I actually give the Suduirant 4-1/2 stars because I tasted a '95 d'Yquem which I like fractionally better, but oh the price difference.

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