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Best Sauternes & Barsac 2019 wines tasted en primeur

Among the best estates, en primeur samples showed concentration and balance said Jane Anson, who also found some truly excellent dry white wines to recommend...

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There are some great wines to choose from here and, as ever, some truly excellent dry whites.

Winemakers had to wait for noble rot to set in, after beautiful summer conditions that lasted well until late September. The botrytis cinerea eventually developed in early October, on already concentrated grapes, resulting in luscious flavours.

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The following wines have all been scored 94 points and above

Not yet tasted: Château d’Yquem, Château Rieussec, Château Rabaud-Promis, Château Filhot, Château Lamothe-Guignard, Château de Myrat, Clos Dady, Château de Veyres, Château Liot, Château La Clotte-Cazalis,Château Romer

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