Original
6 Ratings
Château de Malle Sauternes

Wine Details

Varietal

Semillion

Style

White

Region

BordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(2001 Vintage) "Golden-colored, with extreme aromas of honey, candied lemons and mandarin oranges. Full-bodied, very sweet and concentrated. It goes on and on. Thick and rich. Loads of spicy, almost hot botrytis character. Best after 2010."-WS "A fabulous effort, the 2001 De Malle is closed aromatically, but it exhibits tremendous palate penetration, deep, full-bodied flavors, great acidity for balance, and marvelous notes of lavender, honey, pineapple, creme brulee, and spice. This is a sensationally textured...

(2001 Vintage) Pale yellow-gold. Sappy, crystallized apricot and peach on the nose, with a liqueur-like suggestion. Thick, tactile and rich, with slightly edgy peach flavors framed by rather strong, almost Alsace-li...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 92-94 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 4/06
  • Wine Spectator
    (2001 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (2001 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: (88-90) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 122 on Apr-99
  • Wine Spectator
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/31/00