2003 Château Coutet (France, Bordeaux, Sauternais, Barsac)

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Barsac, Bordeaux, Dessert Wine, France, Sauternais, Semillon

Pretty good, but nothing to write home about. Very dense and honeyed. Missing some minerality and freshness for my taste and the hot vintage is definitely showing. That said, it is good and went well with some cookies for dessert. Would not buy again.

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I am not a professional wine taster, nor do I have any professional training in the wine trade. I am a wine enthusiast who has spent countless hours tasting wines of many different styles. My palate is not aligned with a single wine critic, and I call all wines "as I taste them". My site is a source of tasting notes and wine recommendations as well as warnings without conflict of interest. You'll just have to figure out how your palate aligns with mine. My palate generally tends to veer towards Old-World wines that put a premium on terroir and lovely balance and finesse, rather than raw power...please keep that in mind as you read my notes.

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