Sigalas Rabaud 2001
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With coaxing, muted aromas of honeyed citrus, orange marmalade, lanolin, and honeyed lavender emerge from this medium gold-colored, full-bodied, sweet, unctuously textured Sauternes. Still young and unformed, it should be fully mature between 2010-2020+.
|Score: 91||Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (153), June 2004|
|Score: 91/93||Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (146), April 2003|
|Score: 90/92||Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (140), April 2002|
The Sigalas-Rabaud has a ripe honeyed nose that does not quite possess the penetration or complexity of its peers. The palate is well balanced with a viscous opening. This is quite tight and backward although the finish shows there is plenty of concentration that will require continued cellaring to really open up. Tightly coiled and still boasting that lovely nutty, almost Azsu-like finish, this could repay further cellaring. Drink 2014-2030
|Score: 91||Neal Martin, Wine Advocate (215), October 2014|
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