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1998 Chateau Coutet Sauternes (Barsac)
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92 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July/August 2001

Pale yellow. Subtle aromas of peach, pineapple, orange peel and honey. Very rich, concentrated and fleshy; bright acidity gives the fruit salad flavors lovely inner-mouth lift and perfume. Quite suave but also powerful. Finishes rich, sweetly oaky and long. I underrated this wine a year ago from barrel.

91-93 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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