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    4 842
  • Producer ranking ?

    3
  • Decanting time

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  • When to drink

    2020-2025

The Story

Today the château is known as a source of excellent value. Its Sauternes are carefully fermented in a combination of steel tank and barrel, before being matured for 15 months in oak (25% new). The result is a sweet wine of the highest calibre - opulent, sweet, complex yet perfectly balanced. Savour with blue cheese or a creamy fruit tart.

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Medium pale colour. Fresh grapefruit glacé, lemon curd, mandarin, honeyed aromas with hint of marzipan. Dense sweet grapefruit, lemon curd, tropical fruit flavours, fine supple textures, underlying vanilla oak notes and persistent acidity. Quite unctuous and solid. Tasted at the Union des Grand Crus. 91 points

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Bright yellow with green hue. Charming nose with aroma reminiscent of ripe tangerine, white blossoms, wisteria, ripe apricots in the background. Hints of pineapple and tropical fruit slowly developing in the background. On the palate well balanced with freshness and fine sweetness, good length, hints of tropical fruit in the finish. 88

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Preignac, Sauternes

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91p
 Andrew Caillard MW, Wine Writer (Australia)  tasted  Château Bastor-Lamontagne 2016  ( Château Bastor-Lamontagne )

Medium pale colour. Fresh grapefruit glacé, lemon curd, mandarin, honeyed aromas with hint of marzipan. Dense sweet grapefruit, lemon curd, tropical fruit flavours, fine supple textures, underlying vanilla oak notes and persistent acidity. Quite unctuous and solid. Tasted at the Union des Grand Crus. 91 points

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Bastor-Lamontagne 2016  ( Château Bastor-Lamontagne )

Bright yellow with green hue. Charming nose with aroma reminiscent of ripe tangerine, white blossoms, wisteria, ripe apricots in the background. Hints of pineapple and tropical fruit slowly developing in the background. On the palate well balanced with freshness and fine sweetness, good length, hints of tropical fruit in the finish. 88

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Bastor-Lamontagne 2016  ( Château Bastor-Lamontagne )

Bright yellow with green hue. Charming nose with aroma reminiscent of ripe tangerine, white blossoms, wisteria, ripe apricots in the background. Hints of pineapple and tropical fruit slowly developing in the background. On the palate well balanced with freshness and fine sweetness, good length, hints of tropical fruit in the finish. 

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