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Château Raymond-Lafon Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Sauternes 2011

Member Review by Terence Pang:

The 2009 Raymond-Lafon is a delightfully young and fresh tasting Sauternes. Golden yellow is colour, youthful fragrance of stewing apricot jam and freshened up with a hint of lime. A lush sticky wine, very tight with vibrant acidity. Rich flavours of tropicana fruit punch. Drink now – 2030.

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Snooth User: Terence Pang
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2009 11/10/2012

The 2009 Raymond-Lafon is a delightfully young and fresh tasting Sauternes. Golden yellow is colour, youthful fragrance of stewing apricot jam and freshened up with a hint of lime. A lush sticky wine, very tight with vibrant acidity. Rich flavours of tropicana fruit punch. Drink now – 2030.


Snooth User: Robert Parker
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4.50 5
Vintage: 1990 07/16/2007

The 1990 may be the most complete and botrytised among this trio of exceptional wines from Raymond-Lafon. The wine possesses a light to medium gold color. It also possesses an opulent, full-bodied, exotic, lavishly rich personality, moderate sweetness, and huge quantity of extract, glycerin, and alcohol in its finish. The wine is also extremely young and unevolved. It can be drunk now, but purchasers are advised to wait until the turn of the century and enjoy it over the following two decades.


External Reviews for Château Raymond-Lafon Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Sauternes

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/08/2012

Quite ripe, offering a large core of orange peel, date and almond notes, with a toasted hazelnut-filled finish. Theres plenty of dried mango and apricot in reserve, with a toasty piecrust note. Powerfully rendered. Needs some time. -J.M. Wine Spectator. A Sauternes Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2011 Raymond-Lafon 3000ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
08/23/2012

Bright golden yellow. Captivating aromas of fresh white flowers, acacia honey, guava and marmaladey botrytis. Smooth and seamless in the mouth, displaying knockout flavors of pineapple, pomelo (rather than grapefruit, which has an element of bitter... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Sauternes Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2011 Raymond-Lafon 1500ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2010 05/27/2011

The Chateau Raymond-Lafon has a reticent nose at first that finds its voice after a few swirls of the glass, offering dried mango, almond and a touch of quince, all with fine delineation and intensity. The palate is medium-bodied with good acidity an... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Sauternes Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2010 Raymond-Lafon 750ml


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Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
Vintage: 2009 03/01/2013

Goldgelb leuchtet dieser Wein im Glas. Mit berauschender Aromavielfalt präsentiert er sich im Bouquet: Glyzinie, Jasmin, reife Mispeln und Feigen, helle Schokolade und Röstmandeln, orientalische Gewürze und Akazienhonig. Füllig, weich und süss füllt er den Gaumen aus, getragen von einer erfrischenden Säure. Lang hält diese wunderbare Gaumenfreude an.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2009 05/20/2010

A Sauternes Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Raymond-Lafon 375ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2009 09/22/2010

There is a little SO2 on the nose at the moment. The palate is well balanced with a citric entry, touches of apricot and lime, tightly coiled towards the finish with the acidity slicing through the viscous honey fruit with a touch of Tropicana. Again... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Sauternes Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Raymond-Lafon 375ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2007 09/22/2010

The nose reminds me of an Alsatian SdGN in some ways with touches of honey, greengage, pear and lime. The palate is well balanced with good acidity, just a hint of bitter lemon adding some vibrancy and vigour. Moderate level of botrytis, very well-fo... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Sauternes Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2007 Raymond-Lafon 750ml


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