CHATEAU DE FARGUES Lur Saluces Sauternes 2008 HALF - NO DISCOUNT
Dessert Wine | France | Bordeaux | Barsac and Sauternes | 75cl
£49.95 / £299.70 case
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Closure Type: Cork
Sub-Region: Barsac and Sauternes
Wine Style: Sweet
THE WINE ADVOCATE Robert Parker - Rating: 95 points - "Tasted single blind against its peers. Whereas last year the de Fargues 2008 was immediately forthcoming, a few months later this example demands much more coaxing from the glass. Eventually, it reveals scents of dried pineapple, limestone and a touch of cooking apple with some VA notes lending it a bit of a “kick.” The palate is medium-bodied with a mellifluous texture. It is very well-balanced with a tangible sense of tension from start to finish, attractive notes of dried honey and quince interlacing the long structured finish. This constitutes a serious Sauternes for the serious Sauternes-lover. Tasted January 2012."