Revue de Presse

Wine Spectator – Buying Guide

5 février 2021

Opalie de Château Coutet 2018: 93/100 This has an exotic display of fresh pineapple, mandarin orange, yellow apple, lemon peel and star fruit flavors that are rich in feel yet precise and racy as they move through a finish gilded with honeysuckle and orange blossom notes. Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon. Drink now through 2024. 155 […]

Wine Spectator – The Great Escape

5 février 2021

Château Coutet 2018: 91/100 Rather bold, with lots of ginger and graham cracker details out front, followed by warm glazed peach and pineapple flavors. A flash of green tea in the background adds a tantalizing note. Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadelle. Drink now through 2032. 1,458 cases made. James Molesworth

Tastingbook – BWW2021: Best Sweet Wines of the World

25 janvier 2021

Gold – Château Coutet 2011

Wine Chronicle – Sauternes et Barsac 2018

24 janvier 2021

Opalie 2018: 92/100 Nice density on the palate even if the nose seems a bit closed in. This has smooth nature, with ripe fruit. I like a hint of tropical but there is elegance even. Smooth. Opalie de Coutet of Château Coutet. Panos Kakaviatos

Decanter – Top Sauternes & Barsac 2018 wines: Re-tasted in the bottle

15 janvier 2021

Château Coutet 2018: 94/100Deep in colour, with strong peach and apricot pit flavours, and welcome touches of almond bitterness on the finish that help things to lift off and take flight, because overall things are extremely concentrated here. 50% new oak was used. A yield of just 3hl/ha. Tasted twice. Drinking Window 2021 – 2034 […]

En Magnum – La rive gauche toujours la référence

28 décembre 2020

Château Coutet : ****   Coutet (qui se prononce « Coutette ») est l’autre grand terroir de Barsac, un rien (deux ou trois mètres) plus bas que Climens, avec plus de proportion de fer dans le sol calcaire. L’alsacien Philippe Baly l’administre avec une discipline jamais dénuée d’humour et maintient la propriété d’une petite quarantaine […]

Vert de Vin – Barsac & Sauternes 2010

21 décembre 2020

Château Coutet 2010 : 18,25/20 (96-97/100) The nose is elegant, beautifully fresh and offers a racy power, a beautiful balance, control as well as deepness, a small carved side, a beautiful balance, finesse and length. It reveals notes of quince, ripe Mirabelle, smal notes of crystallized mandarine associated with touches of breadfruit, crystallized orange, small […]

Decanter – Sweet and fortified wines: how to serve and preserve

20 décembre 2020

(…) Aline Baly, who runs Château Coutet in Barsac, Bordeaux, has perfected the art of serving sweet wines with every course. While her ‘absolute favourite’ pairing is lobster, she swears by shellfish starters, roast chicken for main and fresh strawberries for dessert. So don’t restrict yourself to aperitif or dessert for these intense, golden wines. […]