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2009 Chateau Lafaurie Peyraguey Sauternes (half bottle)
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About Chateau Lafaurie Peyraguey

Values are tough to find in Sauternes, but this is certainly one of them, especially in the good vintages. The south facing slopes here provide the vines with ample sunlight and excellent drainage, producing a wonderfully rich, honeyed, tropical-fruity Sauternes with lovely balance and precision of flavor.

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2009 Chateau Lafaurie Peyraguey Sauternes (half bottle)

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

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91-94 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May 2010

Bright medium-deep gold. Captivating aromas of tangerine, peach and honey are complemented by flowers and a sexy oak note of coconut. Highly concentrated, fresh and sweet, with gloriously pure, marmalady botrytis tones complicating the citrus, caramelized banana, toffee and peach flavors. Rich and creamy yet wonderfully balanced thanks to plenty of acidity, this impressive young Sauternes finishes with palate-staining length and lingering hints of white pepper and ginger.

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

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