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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

    Dessert wine
    Yes

    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

    Sweetness
    Liquoreux

    Classification
    Second Growth

    Parker
    88

    Allergens
    Contains sulfites

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