1996 demi-bouteille Château Guiraud Sauternes

1996 demi-bouteille Château Guiraud Sauternes
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The Wine Advocate Parker | 91/100

One of the stars of the vintage for Sauternes, the 1996 Guiraud offers a sumptuous nose of tangerine fruit intermixed with caramel and buttered corn. The wine displays a deep golden color, and striking flavors of Chinese black tea, marmalade, honey, and citrus. The powerful yet elegant flavors remain in the mouth for a significant period of time. While this wine is traditionally a blend of 65% Semillon and 35% Sauvignon, Xavier Plantey, the estate's manager, told me that there is nearly 45% Sauvignon Blanc in the final blend of the 1996.

Rating 91

Reviewed byRobert M. Parker, Jr.
Issue Date23rd Apr 1999
Source122, The Wine Advocate