Read Decanter's tasting note for Château Guiraud, Sauternes, Bordeaux, France 2011, with a lush apple compote and apricot nose and a kiss of oak.

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Overall rating:

Points 92
Drink:2017-2040

Product:

Château Guiraud, Sauternes, Bordeaux, France 2011

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This product is featured in: Sauternes and Barsac 2011 & 2013: Top wines.

Château Guiraud, Sauternes, Bordeaux, France 2011

Decanter average score: 92

Lush apple compote and apricot nose with a kiss of oak and a hint of lanolin. Unctuous texture – rich and powerful – but with enough fruit and acidity to balance. A unique, luscious but lively style.

Stephen Brook 90

Sebastian Payne MW 93

Xavier Rousset MS 93

Price UK £50-£58 Berry Bros & Rudd, Cru Wine World, Fine & Rare, US $74.99-$84.95 Wally’s (CA), Sotherby’s (NY)*

Alc 13.5%

*US stockists found on wine-searcher.com