Opens with light floral underlain by apricot. Fresh, light fruit flavors of apricot, peach, with pineapple and tangerine peel in the long finish. Beautifully balanced. Light-medium body. Still young.

2005 Château Coutet Sauternes-Barsac, Premier Cru Classé

Opens with light floral underlain by apricot. Fresh, light fruit flavors of apricot, peach, with pineapple and tangerine peel in the long finish. Beautifully balanced. Light-medium body. Still young.

WHO: Château Coutet
WHAT: Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc
WHERE: Sauternes-Barsac, Appellation Barsac Controlée, France
WHEN: 2005
HOW MUCH: $51; trade sample

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