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Chateau de Myrat 2012

Bordeaux - Second GrowthSauternes - White - 14°
Chateau de Myrat 2012
$252 a case of 6 Bottles (750ML)| $42 / Unit
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2012 Sauternes 2e Cru Classe, Bordeaux.

The 2012 Sauternes Chateau de Myrat was produced from a family property, a vineyard of 22 hectares planted on the beautiful stony terroir in Haut-Barsac. This vintage from Chateau de Myrat is 88% Sémillon, 8% Sauvignon and 4% Muscadelle.

This Sauternes 2e Cru Classe is a smooth, spicy and expressive wine on ginger, saffron, apricot, mango, orange and orange peels notes. A harmonious concentration is developed on the palate with good unctuousness as well as an airy and frank finish. The 2012 Chateau de Myrat reveals a particularly successful balance for a delicate vintage; it is the result of a precise and skilfully led harvest.

Parker : 88 / 100
J. Suckling : 88 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Tasted at the de Myrat vertical at the property. The 2012 Château de Myrat has a simple, rather waxy bouquet with acacia and dried pineapple scents that just feel constrained by the vintage. The palate is crisp and candied on the entry, something almost confection-like about this de Myrat. It is not complex, but it is clean and nicely balanced, a pretty Sauternes to drink over the next 6-8 years--one to enjoy in its flush of youth instead of stashing away. Tasted April 2016.
BordeauxSauternes
Alcohol
14

Grape varieties
Sémillon/Sauvignon Blanc/Muscadelle

Environment
Sustainable

J. Robinson
17

J. Suckling
88

R. Gabriel
18

Wine Spectator
88

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Graves

Region
Bordeaux

Appellation
Sauternes

Color
White

Producer
Chateau de Myrat

Parker
88

On Special
No

Sweetness
Liquoreux

Classification
Second Growth

Allergens
Contains sulfites

On Special
No

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