Doisy Daene 2009

Sauternes/Barsac, Second Growth

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Tasting Notes

Denis Dubourdieu has provided one of the genuine stars of the vintage with the Chateau Doisy-Daene, two, if you count his Extravagance. This has a very fragrant nose with apple blossom, lime leaf and a touch of honey. Very fresh and lifted...spring-like. The palate is very well balanced, not a powerful Sauternes but ethereally poised and focused, skipping blithely to an animated pear, honeysuckle and apricot finish. Very pretty, very complete and very outstanding.

Score: 96 - 98

Neal Martin, Wine Advocate 27 April 2010

Refined complex aromas, very deft (as usual) rendering of the aromatic complexity of the berries, long, intense, pure, wonderful balance between richness and elegance. (17 points)

Score: 17

Decanter, Decanter.com 01 April 2010

Streak of green to the pale gold. Rich, lip-smacking and satisfying on the nose. Very big and bold, like pear juice fermented by a wizard. Lovely stuff. Lots of bracing structure as well as all the richness. Very long.

Score: 18

JancisRobinson.com, Jancisrobinson.com Maturity: 2018-2035 01 April 2010

Intense aromas of dried citrus fruit and honey follow through to a full body. Medium sweet, thick and layered, with sliced cooked apple notes and a delicate spicy finish

Score: 90 - 93

James Suckling, Wine Spectator 29 March 2010