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The Story

Classed as a Premier Cru in 1855, it is made from grapes selected from the finest terroirs of the property. This wine is hand crafted at every stage of its elaboration and reveals remarkable finesse and complexity and a golden colour reminiscent of the sun that made it possible. With age the bright gold evolves to a dark amber colour.
With an extensive life-span, it powerfully and harmoniously combines fruit and floral aromas with roasted and candied notes.

Its superlative elegance comes from a match of total opposites: a voluptuous texture, mineral freshness and the heat of spices. Château Suduiraut is designed for all those who enjoy sensory and emotional experiences that are both rich and full of surprises and leave a lasting memory.

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Vintage 2013

2013 was a year riddled with pitfalls: first of all we had over 500 mm of rainfall in 6 months with cool temperatures, hindering the growth of vines and generating a significant risk of mildew. We therefore had to increase summer pruning. Unfortunately the cold weather nonetheless caused blossom drop during flowering, which subsequently affected yields. Luckily, very warm, dry weather set in from July 1st. Summer conditions were favourable for ripening, and the quality was exceptional


From the start of the harvest we found that concentrations were worthy of the greatest vintages and we picked some very fine batches until October 3rd. Rain throughout the weekend brought things to a halt until October 7th. We ended the first picking on October 14th and immediately started the second, as we found beautiful grapes with significant concentration in every plot. The third and last picking overlapped with the second as each terroir developed at a different pace and we had to juggle operations until October 22nd while continuing to pay close attention to the grapes’ concentration and their state of health. We finished on October 30th, just before severe rainfall, with the feeling that we had a great vintage…

 BLEND: 92% Sémillon, 8% Sauvignon

AGEING 16 to 18 months, 50% new barrels, 50% one-year-old barrels

 Pierre Montégut, Technical Director


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Latest Pro-tasting notes

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Tasting note


Medium, Extensive and Flavorful


Wide, Fresh, Opulent and Seductive




Average in Acidity, Balanced, Well-structured, Round, Rich and Silky tannins


Well-rounded and Full-bodied

Written Notes

Bright yellow colour with green hue. Closed character but showing a certain concentration and power, slowly opening up displaying aroma reminiscent of dried pineapple and apricots, vanilla and mild spices. On the palate rich and well structured with distinct sweetness and elegant acidity.
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Sauternes, Bordeaux

Vintage Quality


Investment potential

Below Average

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eRobertparker.com, 93-95/100

The 2013 Suduiraut has one of the more flamboyant bouquets of the vintage, one that is actually reminiscent of de Fargues. There are copious Satsuma and dries honey scents, hints of beeswax and almond that keep your snout in the glass. The palate is very well-balanced with a viscous entry, just a touch of marmalade and quince coming through, and then blossoming toward the weighty finish that shows just a touch more oak at the moment. This is an excellent Suduiraut.
Neal Martin, April 2014

 Wine Enthusiast, 94-96/100

Full and rich, this is a powerful wine. It’s packed with botrytis-driven flavors of wild honey and peach, balanced by tight acidity. For long-term aging.
Roger Voss, March 31, 2014

 M. Bettane / T. Desseauve, 18/20

All the samples are in agreement; this is one splendid wine, with its incomparable notes of citrus (mandarin, lemon, and Seville orange) and charming texture. An obviously great vintage, event for the dry S cuvée, with big structure.
The World of Fine Wine, Issue 44 – 2014 Q2


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