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Château Couhins-Lurton

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2023
93
With a bit more Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend than usual, the wine opens with flowers, spice, black raspberries, and black cherries in the nose. Fresh, and fruity on the medium-bodied, palate, the wine is fresh, and vibrant with good energy, and elegance in the fruit-filled finish. This should be delicious to taste on release ,and get even better with a few years in the bottle. The wine is a blend of 85% Merlot, and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon. 14.5% ABV, pH 3.35. Drink from 2026-2040. 92-94 Pts.

With a bit more Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend than usual, the wine opens with flowers, spice, black raspberries, and black cherries in the nose. Fresh, and fruity on the medium-bodied, palate, the wine is fresh, and vibrant with good energy, and elegance in the fruit-filled finish. This should be delicious to taste on release ,and get even better with a few years in the bottle. The wine is a blend of 85% Merlot, and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon. 14.5% ABV, pH 3.35. Drink from 2026-2040. 92-94 Pts.

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2023
92
White flowers, lemons, grapefruit, green apples, vanilla, and a hint of white peach create the complex aromatic profile. Sweet, fresh, and vibrant, the wine displays its core of yellow citrus, with its salty, white peach accent the palate with ease. The wine is close to 100% whole bunch fermented, and aged in a combination of new, and used French oak barrels, amphora, and finished in stainless steel vats. The wine is always produced with 100% Sauvignon Blanc. 13.5% ABV 3.06 pH. Drink from 2025-2034. 92 Pts.

White flowers, lemons, grapefruit, green apples, vanilla, and a hint of white peach create the complex aromatic profile. Sweet, fresh, and vibrant, the wine displays its core of yellow citrus, with its salty, white peach accent the palate with ease. The wine is close to 100% whole bunch fermented, and aged in a combination of new, and used French oak barrels, amphora, and finished in stainless steel vats. The wine is always produced with 100% Sauvignon Blanc. 13.5% ABV 3.06 pH. Drink from 2025-2034. 92 Pts.

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2022
93
With a nose of chocolate, black cherries, figs, flowers ,and black raspberries, the wine is soft, silky, fresh and polished, with layers of sweet, ripe, but not overripe dark red fruits, spice, cocoa, and black cherries from start to finish. This should be delicious to taste on release. The wine is a blend of 95% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. 15.3% ABV, pH 3.45. Drink from 2025-2040. 92-94 Pts.

With a nose of chocolate, black cherries, figs, flowers ,and black raspberries, the wine is soft, silky, fresh and polished, with layers of sweet, ripe, but not overripe dark red fruits, spice, cocoa, and black cherries from start to finish. This should be delicious to taste on release. The wine is a blend of 95% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. 15.3% ABV, pH 3.45. Drink from 2025-2040. 92-94 Pts.

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2021
91
Smoke, flowers, tobacco, and black currants pop in the aromatic profile. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, soft, fresh, and bright, with a crisp edge to the spicy red berries in the finish. Drink from 2024-2034.

Smoke, flowers, tobacco, and black currants pop in the aromatic profile. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, soft, fresh, and bright, with a crisp edge to the spicy red berries in the finish. Drink from 2024-2034.

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Flowers, tobacco leaf, spearmint, currants and plums are in the nose and on the palate. The wine is fresh, medium-bodied and with a crisp edge to the mildly, cocoa-tinted, energetic, red fruits in the finish. Drink from 2023-2034. 90-92

Flowers, tobacco leaf, spearmint, currants and plums are in the nose and on the palate. The wine is fresh, medium-bodied and with a crisp edge to the mildly, cocoa-tinted, energetic, red fruits in the finish. Drink from 2023-2034. 90-92

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2021
93
Pomelo, lemon, lime, green apples and hints of spice are all over the place here. Ripe, fresh, sweet, crisp and creamy, this is already just great to enjoy. Drink from 2023-2032. 93-93

Pomelo, lemon, lime, green apples and hints of spice are all over the place here. Ripe, fresh, sweet, crisp and creamy, this is already just great to enjoy. Drink from 2023-2032. 93-93

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2020
93
Flowers, black raspberries, currants, cherries and cigar box aromas create the nose. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, elegant, refined and filled with sweet, red fruits that express their essence with ease. Drink from 2024-2045.

Flowers, black raspberries, currants, cherries and cigar box aromas create the nose. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, elegant, refined and filled with sweet, red fruits that express their essence with ease. Drink from 2024-2045.

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Cigar box, smoky red fruits and forest leaf create the perfume. On the palate the wine is medium-bodied, soft, refined and fresh with lift and silky tannins in the finish. 91-93 Pts

Cigar box, smoky red fruits and forest leaf create the perfume. On the palate the wine is medium-bodied, soft, refined and fresh with lift and silky tannins in the finish. 91-93 Pts

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2020
91
Zesty yellow citrus, white peach, pineapple and green apples are found from start to finish in this forward, spicy, already-delicious Bordeaux Blanc. Drink from 2023-2032.

Zesty yellow citrus, white peach, pineapple and green apples are found from start to finish in this forward, spicy, already-delicious Bordeaux Blanc. Drink from 2023-2032.

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Zesty yellow citrus, pink grapefruit, flowers and green apple notes crowd your nose as soon as it finds the glass. Crisp, sweet, fresh and vibrant, creamy, yellow citrus with hints of tangelo and a drop of honey on the backend. This should age and evolve well. 92 Pts

Zesty yellow citrus, pink grapefruit, flowers and green apple notes crowd your nose as soon as it finds the glass. Crisp, sweet, fresh and vibrant, creamy, yellow citrus with hints of tangelo and a drop of honey on the backend. This should age and evolve well. 92 Pts

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2019
90
Spice, forest leaf, wet earth, and red berries are what you initially notice. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, bright, fresh, and energetic, with chewy tannins and a high-pitched, energetic, spicy, red berry finish. Drink from 2023-2034.

Spice, forest leaf, wet earth, and red berries are what you initially notice. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, bright, fresh, and energetic, with chewy tannins and a high-pitched, energetic, spicy, red berry finish. Drink from 2023-2034.

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Medium-bodied, soft, refined, sweet red cherries, with a hint of smoke, already show well. Light, but pure, this will be fine with just a bit of aging to add complexity. 89-91 Pts

Medium-bodied, soft, refined, sweet red cherries, with a hint of smoke, already show well. Light, but pure, this will be fine with just a bit of aging to add complexity. 89-91 Pts

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2019
92
Waxy lemons, flowers, pomelo, lime and green apple nuances form the core of this wine. On the palate, the wine is sweet, juicy, and fresh with a finish ending with lemon peel and tart, crisp, green apples. Drink from 2022-2032.

Waxy lemons, flowers, pomelo, lime and green apple nuances form the core of this wine. On the palate, the wine is sweet, juicy, and fresh with a finish ending with lemon peel and tart, crisp, green apples. Drink from 2022-2032.

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Bright pomelo, flowers, vanilla and green apple aromas smell great! Fresh and lively on the palate with a crisp, sweet, juicy yellow citrus finish is what you will find here. 90-92 Pts

Bright pomelo, flowers, vanilla and green apple aromas smell great! Fresh and lively on the palate with a crisp, sweet, juicy yellow citrus finish is what you will find here. 90-92 Pts

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2018
90
The just squeezed yellow citrus pops with lift, allowing the sweetness to shine through in this forward, medium-bodied, early-drinking wine.

The just squeezed yellow citrus pops with lift, allowing the sweetness to shine through in this forward, medium-bodied, early-drinking wine.

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2018
93
With a nice depth of color, the elegant wine delivers ample, soft, sweet, ripe, smoky, refined red fruits on the nose and palate.

With a nice depth of color, the elegant wine delivers ample, soft, sweet, ripe, smoky, refined red fruits on the nose and palate.

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More than just the cherry pipe tobacco nose, you'll also find supple polished, ripe red fruits, soft tannins and a spicy, red fruit-filled finish. 90-92 Pts

More than just the cherry pipe tobacco nose, you'll also find supple polished, ripe red fruits, soft tannins and a spicy, red fruit-filled finish. 90-92 Pts

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2017
88
You'll find an earthy, elegant, fresh, bright, sweet and tart, smoky wine, which is medium bodied with a sharp cherry note in the finish.

You'll find an earthy, elegant, fresh, bright, sweet and tart, smoky wine, which is medium bodied with a sharp cherry note in the finish.

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2017
90
Fresh and floral, with a sweet, lemon peel character, the wine is a great example of an easy drinking, white Bordeaux blanc with character.

Fresh and floral, with a sweet, lemon peel character, the wine is a great example of an easy drinking, white Bordeaux blanc with character.

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2016
88
Medium bodied, with, smoky, red fruits and spice in a user friendly style.

Medium bodied, with, smoky, red fruits and spice in a user friendly style.

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2016
91
Crisp lemon, flowers, green apple and grapefruit come together to create a lively, fresh, crisp splash in your glass.

Crisp lemon, flowers, green apple and grapefruit come together to create a lively, fresh, crisp splash in your glass.

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2015
91
Fresh grapefruit, white peach and lemon notes appear with little trouble. The wine is juicy, sweet, fresh and vibrant.

Fresh grapefruit, white peach and lemon notes appear with little trouble. The wine is juicy, sweet, fresh and vibrant.

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Fresh grapefruit, lemon peel and green apple, combining sweetness, crisp refreshing acidity and a stony, yellow citrus filled finish.

Fresh grapefruit, lemon peel and green apple, combining sweetness, crisp refreshing acidity and a stony, yellow citrus filled finish.

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2015
88
Medium bodied, forward, easy drinking wine, with a red fruit, herb and leafy character. The wine is elegant, classic and fresh.

Medium bodied, forward, easy drinking wine, with a red fruit, herb and leafy character. The wine is elegant, classic and fresh.

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2014
89
Crisp, fresh, yellow citrus with more pomelo than not, freshness and a stony, lemon and grapefruit finish are what you find here. Very food friendly wine.

Crisp, fresh, yellow citrus with more pomelo than not, freshness and a stony, lemon and grapefruit finish are what you find here. Very food friendly wine.

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2014
87
Medium bodied, forward, easy drinking light style of Bordeaux with red berries, smoke and soft, tannins. This is already drinking well.

Medium bodied, forward, easy drinking light style of Bordeaux with red berries, smoke and soft, tannins. This is already drinking well.

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2013
91
Fresh grapefruit, lemon peel and green apple help to combine sweetness, crisp refreshing acidity and a stony, yellow citrus filled finish.

Fresh grapefruit, lemon peel and green apple help to combine sweetness, crisp refreshing acidity and a stony, yellow citrus filled finish.

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Medium bodied, with a grapefruit and lemon peel character, drink this fresh citrusy wine on the young side. 88-90 Pts

Medium bodied, with a grapefruit and lemon peel character, drink this fresh citrusy wine on the young side. 88-90 Pts

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2012
87
Medium bodied, light in style, with a fresh, bright, red berry character, with spice and softness in the finish.

Medium bodied, light in style, with a fresh, bright, red berry character, with spice and softness in the finish.

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2012
87
Fully mature, easy-drinking yellow and orange citrus oriented wine that is slowly fading.

Fully mature, easy-drinking yellow and orange citrus oriented wine that is slowly fading.

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2011
90
Medium bodied, fresh, bright, crisp, lively, lemon peel, wax, grapefruit, cara cara orange, stone and freshly cut grass aromatics are the first thing you notice. This is a very, bright, fresh and refreshing style of wine with a strong grapefruit component. It's one of the few Pessac Loegnan white wines made from 100% Sauvignon Blanc.

Medium bodied, fresh, bright, crisp, lively, lemon peel, wax, grapefruit, cara cara orange, stone and freshly cut grass aromatics are the first thing you notice. This is a very, bright, fresh and refreshing style of wine with a strong grapefruit component. It's one of the few Pessac Loegnan white wines made from 100% Sauvignon Blanc.

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2010
90
Fully mature, taking on more gold tone to its hue, the wine is medium-bodied, with luscious yellow citrus, green apple, a dab of honey, flowers and stone. Drink this over the next few years.

Fully mature, taking on more gold tone to its hue, the wine is medium-bodied, with luscious yellow citrus, green apple, a dab of honey, flowers and stone. Drink this over the next few years.

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2009
90
Fresh citrus, crushed rock and green apple scents are just great on the nose. On the palate, the wine waxy lemon with just a hint of honey hits the spot. Fully mature, this is ready for drinking.

Fresh citrus, crushed rock and green apple scents are just great on the nose. On the palate, the wine waxy lemon with just a hint of honey hits the spot. Fully mature, this is ready for drinking.

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Medium bodied, with pomello, tangerine and lime notes in a fresh, easy to drink style.

Medium bodied, with pomello, tangerine and lime notes in a fresh, easy to drink style.

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2008
89
Fully developed, you find tobacco, espresso and red fruits on the nose. Medium bodied, fresh and bright, there is a leafy, minty edge to red cherries and plums in the finish.

Fully developed, you find tobacco, espresso and red fruits on the nose. Medium bodied, fresh and bright, there is a leafy, minty edge to red cherries and plums in the finish.

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2008
89
Really nice nose, with loads of waxy, yellow citrus and green apple. The wine has retained its freshness, leaving you with a waxed lemon impression in the finish.

Really nice nose, with loads of waxy, yellow citrus and green apple. The wine has retained its freshness, leaving you with a waxed lemon impression in the finish.

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2007
84
Light in fruit and body, the bright, citrus powered wine is starting to fade and requires consumption sooner than later.

Light in fruit and body, the bright, citrus powered wine is starting to fade and requires consumption sooner than later.

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2005
89
Ready to go, medium bodied, elegant, finesse styled, Pessac Leognan, with a tobacco, cherry and earthy character, soft textures and a good feeling of freshness in the earthy, light, spicy, red berry finish. This is in a nice style, and if it had a bit more density, it would be even better.

Ready to go, medium bodied, elegant, finesse styled, Pessac Leognan, with a tobacco, cherry and earthy character, soft textures and a good feeling of freshness in the earthy, light, spicy, red berry finish. This is in a nice style, and if it had a bit more density, it would be even better.

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1998
85
Clearly starting to fade, as the fruits seem diminished and the acidities are more prominent. Still, if one looks, the remaining vanilla, apricot, orange marmalade and honeysuckle that is still there, is quite nice. This requires drinking sooner than later

Clearly starting to fade, as the fruits seem diminished and the acidities are more prominent. Still, if one looks, the remaining vanilla, apricot, orange marmalade and honeysuckle that is still there, is quite nice. This requires drinking sooner than later

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