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Some great sweet wines
11 Jul 2004 by JR
The Wine Society (see some background in a recent your turn ) recently held a fascinating comparative tasting of wines from three of the top performers in Sauternes/Barsac nowadays where I was able to taste the following wines. It showed pretty clearly the current supremacy of Climens under the obsessive direction of Bérénice Lurton - although the oldest wine, a 1976, was not showing well that night. The tasting also highlighted the progress made at Ch Suduiraut since its acquisition by AXA in 2000. As you can see in my two most recent Bordeaux en primeur reports, Suduiraut has continued to perform very well in both...

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