Chateau-Suduiraut Sauternes 2002 - Carlo Russo Wine & Spirit World
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Chateau-Suduiraut Sauternes 2002
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Chateau-Suduiraut Sauternes 2002

  • wa90-93
  • ws90
  • v89

750ml
$79.99
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Category White Wine
Varietals
Region France, Bordeaux, Sauternes
Brand Chateau-Suduiraut
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
Château Suduiraut 2002 presents a golden yellow colour with amber glints. The intense nose reveals aromas of nuts, such as hazelnut, with heather honey and candied citrus. The palate is both concentrated and light, combining unctuosity, fruit flavours and freshness. The finish is consistent, ending with mineral, minty and fruit notes.
Wine Advocate
  • wa90-93

I suspect most readers will find it hard to get excited about the 2002 vintage for the sweet wines of Barsac and Sauternes after what appears to be a prodigious 2001. However, 2002 is a very fine year for this region, possibly superior to any of the vintages between 2000 and 1991. The wines possess plenty of botrytis, but neither the impressive definition nor supreme elegance of the 2001s. This is a sweet, full-bodied, fat, concentrated, intense effort that was showing well in September, 2003.

Robert Parker, October 30, 2003
Wine Spectator
  • ws90

Ultraclean, with apple, vanilla and honey aromas that follow through to a full-bodied palate, medium sweetness and a long, caressing finish. Delicate and balanced. Best after 2007.

James Suckling, July 31, 2006
Vinous
  • v89

Pale yellow. Superripe nose began a bit subdued but hinted at citrus fruits, nut meats and honey with aeration. Very rich, fat and honeyed, but remains light on its feet. Finishes with very good but not outstanding length. Shows honey, vanilla and salty traces on the end, along with a touch of dryness.

Stephen Tanzer, July 2005