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Château Coutet 2012

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£290 Incl. VAT & DP£260 Incl. VAT & DP £43.33 / Unit
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The palate is round and smooth. The aromatic palette of this Barsac displays a great finesse and has a lot of elegance brought forth by a back whiff of exotic fruits and hints of sweet spices (mild spices and nutmeg). An enjoyable length on the palate, the wine's liveliness exemplifies a vintage that will be remembered for its freshness.Thanks to the cool terroir of Barsac, Château Coutet's 2012 distinct vivacity is preserved.
Parker : 87+ / 100
J. Robinson : 17 / 20
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Tasted blind at the annual Southwold tasting. The 2012 Château Coutet was showing a bit of reduction on the nose when I tasted it: just a touch of chlorine behind the clear honey and waxy aromas. The palate is medium-bodied with a viscous opening. There is commendable weight in the mouth with dried honey and peach notes, although it just cuts away rather swiftly on the finish. I would give this a couple of years in bottle.
BordeauxBarsac
Alcohol
13.5

Grape varieties
Sémillon/Sauvignon Blanc/Muscadelle

Dessert wine
Yes

J. Robinson
17

J. Suckling
89

R. Gabriel
17

Wine Spectator
92

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Graves

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Barsac

Color
White

Producer
Château Coutet

Sweetness
Liquoreux

Classification
1er cru classe

Parker
87+

Allergens
Contains sulphites

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