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2009 Domaine Sauzet Batard-Montrachet
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92-95 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September/October 2010

(three of the five barrels are new) Very ripe aromas of stone fruits and pineapple. Dense, sweet and fruit-driven but with more energy than the Bienvenues. A very rich and chewy wine but very young and unevolved today. Finishes with terrific lingering fruit and spice. Riffault told me that Sauzet's Batard is made from larger grapes than Leflaive's, where there's more millerandage, and normally has a more moderate alcohol level.

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