2007 de Fargues

de Fargues

95Average Score
White
Hlvs
-
0 Immediate | 18 Marketplace
£33.00
Bts
-
0 Immediate | 2 Marketplace
£61.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
95
Critic Notes

The de Fargues 2007 delivers 13.9% alcohol and 134 grams of residual sugar. Picking commenced on September 11, with slow botrytis formation and recommenced October 2-24, the picking ale to be conducted at a relatively leisurely pace. It has a very typical de Fargues nose that has lost its tongue at first, but it opens up to reveal a slightly spirituous bouquet with clear honey, pressed flowers, almond and a distant scent of the sea. The palate is medium-bodied with very fine tannins and outstanding delineation. It is utterly harmonious with a thrilling, edgy finish that expresses the terroir with great clarity. There is an effervescent quality that really takes the 2007 to another level, while the marmalade and white pepper finish is powerful and leaves a lasting impression. This is a fabulous 2007, one of the wines of the vintage. Tasted April 2013. Wine Advocate.June, 2013

Score: 97-/100Neal Martin

Wow. This is really beautiful, with loads of ripe, spicy and sweet fruit, bright acidity and a long, spicy finish. Impressive richness. Very, very long. Very classy. Score range: 92-95. James Suckling,Wine Spectator 2008.

Score: 92-95/100Wine Spectator

Wow. This is really beautiful, with loads of ripe, spicy and sweet fruit, bright acidity and a long, spicy finish. Impressive richness. Very, very long. Very classy. Score range: 92-95. James Suckling,Wine Spectator 2008.

Score: 92-95/100The Wine Advocate
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Sauternes
Colour
White
Taste
Sweet
Alcohol %
13.5%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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