2009 Chateau Castelnau de Suduiraut

Year: 2009
Appellation: Sauternes
Country: France
Wine Spectator: 90
Dessert Wine
Alcohol by Volume: 14.0%
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"Round and lush, with a creamy feel to the peach, apricot and brioche notes that glide through the light toasty finish. Solid—and accessible now. Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc. Drink now through 2017. 5,500 cases made. -JM" (WS)

Winery Notes:
Castelnau is a wine with a distinctive character for which the groundwork is prepared far in advance, even down to the choice of specific plots to give it its own unique identity.

Made from portions of the harvest that are expressive earlier than those used for Château Suduiraut, this wine with aromas of candied yellow fruit, quince, frangipani, mild spices and a hint of minerality is more approachable when young in terms of tasting than its elder.

Representative of the Sauternes winemaking tradition, its quality, elegance and sophistication make it a reliable choice for anyone who wants to treat themselves to a great wine, with confidence.