Chateau La Tour Blanche Sauternes 2005 375ml

$39.99

SKU 00414

375ml

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Planted to 83% Semillon, 12% Sauvignon Blanc and 5% Muscadelle, La Tour Blanche is a First Growth estate which is considered one of the superstars of the Sauternes appellation. The 2005 vintage in Sauternes was rated 96 and 'Extraordinary' by Robert Parker, and this is one of the best producers in the region.
Category Dessert Wine
Varietals
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Sauternes
Brand Chateau La Tour Blanche
  • we93

Wine Enthusiast91-93 Barrel sample. A deeply golden-colored wine, but to taste, it is more poised and fresh than the color suggests. There's an attractive liquorous feel to the wine, but that is balanced by good clean, fresh fruit tastes. This will be delicious.

Roger Voss, June 20, 2006
  • wa93

Wine AdvocateNo tasting note given.

Robert Parker, April 2008
  • ws92

Wine SpectatorSubtle aromas of honey, lemon peel, cream, vanilla and apple pie follow through to a thick palate, with lots of sweetness. There's also loads of clove and other spices. Not as exciting as from barrel, but still outstanding. Best after 2011.

James Suckling, March 31, 2008