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Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey

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2018 Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey  (Sauternes) 91

Honey, sugary, summery tropical fruits and apricots are concentrated, but there is a slight lack of botrytis and freshness here.

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2017 Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey  (Sauternes) 94

Honey, banana, vanilla, apricots and – did I sense a Hawaiian fruit plate? A tropical bakery? Sweet ingenuity is all over the place here. The wine is voluminous with a clean lift in the energetic, apricot confection of a finish.

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2016 Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey  (Sauternes) 93

Forward, fresh, and showing off its spicy, tropical fruit, apricot, orange and honey infused character with ease.

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Tropical fruits galore, with vanilla custard, honey and apricot. Medium/full bodied, with a juicy, over ripe, pineapple and honey accented finish.

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2015 Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey  (Sauternes) 94

Honeyed tropical fruits with a lean to the pineapple and apricot side, this honeyed coated, vanilla tinged treat is rich, yet, fresh on the palate.

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Honeyed pineapple, papaya, mango, vanilla and apricot on the nose, the wine is sweet, rich, concentrated and powerful. There is a lot of sweet, fat honeyed fruit and botrytis in the mouth. This property has really kicked into high-gear since it was purchased by Bernard Magrez. 93 - 95 Pts

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2014 Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey  (Sauternes) 92

Sweet, bright, fresh, lively, medium bodied Sauternes, that has enough lift to allow it to be paired with select savory dishes. The wine was made from a blend of 95% Semillon and 5% Sauvignon Blanc.

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2013 Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey  (Sauternes) 92

Notes of honeyed apricot, ripe and overripe pineapples with assorted tropical fruits are found in the nose and the palate. There is a line of bracing acidity that keeps everything here alive, adding freshness and length.

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2011 Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey  (Sauternes) 90

Apple and pears blend with the tropical tones and honeyed, floral notes in this medium bodied, fresh sweet treat. I've liked subsequent vintages better. Obviously on the young side, perhaps it can improve with time.

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2010 Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey  (Sauternes) 90

Medium bodied, fresh, sweet and almost bright, the honeyed orange apricot, vanilla and spicy notes are starting to shine.

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2009 Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey  (Sauternes) 89

I like the fruit, there is just not enough of it to go around. Medium bodied, with sweet, honeyed tropical fruits and vanilla, this is a nice wine, but it is not going to excite most seasoned Sauternes drinkers.

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2007 Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey  (Sauternes) 92

Medium/full bodied with a fresh, honeyed, citrus peel, floral, orange, vanilla and apricot nose, the bright finish ends with sweet, fresh, nectarine, white peach and spicy, honeyed orange marmalade.

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2003 Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey  (Sauternes) 90

Fresh, vibrant, medium bodied, open style of sweet, Bordeaux wine with bright, spicy, vanilla tinged, honeyed tropical fruits, candied orange and tangerine.

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2001 Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey  (Sauternes) 91

Apricot, orange rind, pineapple and overripe white peaches with layers of honey, vanilla and nuts. Medium bodied and a fresh, honeyed, pineapple filled finish. This is not going to make old bones. I’d drink this over the next decade to enjoy its sweet, fresh, honeyed fruits.

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1990 Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey  (Sauternes) 88

Getting long in the tooth at this stage of life, the wine is dropping its fruit and sweetness and developing more brunt sensations and orange characteristics. This requires consumption sooner than later.

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