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Château la Tour Blanche 1er Grand Cru Classé  1996 - Lot of 2 Bottles

Château la Tour Blanche 1er Grand Cru Classé 1996

A rich, refined premier cru classé with great complexity and tart flavours, but without heaviness. Sauternes is perfect for unusual pairings (acidulate dishes such as red berries or passion fruit, or very spicy dishes).

  • Color: Sweet
  • Quantity 2 Bottles
  • Level: 1 base of neck, 1 into-neck
  • Label: 2 very slightly damaged label, 2 very slightly marked label
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Air-conditioned underground cellar
  • Viticulture: Conventional
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation: Sauternes
  • Producer/Owner: Ministère de l'Agriculture
  • Domain: Château la Tour Blanche (Sauternes)
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Rating
89/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
17,5/20Jancis Robinson
17/20 RVF
94/100J.-M. Quarin
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Tasting notes - Extract
Plus léger, le 1996 présente, outre une robe légèrement dorée, un nez crémeux d'agrumes et de pierre à fusil nuancé de noix de coco, de poire, d'orange et d'ananas. La bouche, moyennement corsée et modérément douce, atteste un caractère racé et des plus élégants. (...) Source: Robert Parker (1/99)