2001 Chateau Haut-Bergeron - Printable Version
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- TheEngineer - 02-27-2005 08:02 AM
The colour rather dark considering that it is only a few years young. Compared to the rest of the 2001 Sauternes, it looks really old. Mix of semillon, sauvignon blanc, and muscadelle.
Lots of botrytis. The nose of honey, apricot & Chrysanthanum (really....). Thick thick thick. The finish is really rich and long. I liked this one but hmm...for the price, I can think of a few that I would prefer, some at even half its price of $20 per 375ml (Chateau Bel Air at $9.99 per 375ml comes to mind).
Had it with a bit of Maytag blue.
- winoweenie - 02-27-2005 09:02 AM
Fritz Maytag of the Cheese, Wine, Beer and Washer fame is due here in the next couple of weeks. He always has a tasting of something at our local pushers jernt and the highlight is char-broiled burgers with his signature blue. He's bottling his own wine now from the great York Creek Vineyards
he owns in Napa. Good stuff on all fronts. WW
- TheEngineer - 02-27-2005 11:46 AM
That's the way to live. Go into business, become succesful and then do what you like......maybe one day.....