Revue de Presse

Robert Parker – France, Bordeaux, Sauternes, 2016 Sauternes spotlight

29 mars 2019

Château Coutet 2016: 95/100   With coaxing, the pale lemon colored 2016 Coutet slowly unfurls to give a myriad of preserved lemons, pineapple pastry, almond croissant, fresh ginger and lime blossoms scents with nuances of chalk dust, white pepper, star anise and cedar. Rich, seductive and yet exquisitely balanced, the satiny-textured palate has layer upon […]

Wtop – Wine of the Week: Betting on the (Bordeaux) future

22 mars 2019

After tasting many of 2016 Bordeaux wines, I found that I concurred with most of the wines reviewed by the staff at K & L Wine Merchants in San Francisco. Their talented staff made a pilgrimage to the Bordeaux region of France, located approximately 300 miles southwest of Paris, in April 2017 to taste through […]

Infrarouge – 4 femmes qui font bouger Bordeaux

21 mars 2019

Elles sont propriétaires de grands crus de Bordeaux, elles incarnent un nouveau souffle féminin, une façon de parler du vin, de véhiculer la grande tradition bordelaise. Rencontre avec quatre femmes qui ont su s’imposer dans un monde très… masculin.   Aline Baly Château Coutet, Premier Grand Cru Classé, Barsac   Les amateurs de grands sauternes […]

Wine and other stories : Bordeaux wine – part 2: general appellations and the Left Bank

17 mars 2019

The best sweet white wines of the area (and possibly of the entire planet) come from the banks of the Garonne river and its tributaries.These places have misty mornings and dry warm afternoons, offering the ideal conditions for noble rot to develop. This fungus, also known with the less poetic name of botrytis, is the […]

Robert Parker – France, Bordeaux: 2009 Ten-Years-On Retrospective. How Soon is Now?

14 mars 2019

Château Coutet 2009 : 96/100 – (Primeurs : 96-98/100) Commentaire de dégustation : Pale to medium gold colored, the 2009 Coutet leaps from the glass with warm apple pie, dried mango, fresh straw, lemongrass, ginger and crème caramel notes. The rich, concentrated, unctuous flavors are lifted by amazing freshness, finishing epically long, layered and with […]

La Revue du vin de France – Bordeaux, millésime 2016 : Laissez-les vieillir, ils entreront dans la légende

27 février 2019

Château Coutet 2016 : 18,5/20 Un nez somptueux entre l’abricot confit et une touche de viennoiserie. Une liqueur abondante lui donne un milieu de bouche plein. Il allie avec élégance finesse, puissance et profondeur.   Roberto Pétronio, Pierre Citerne, Olivier Poels

Wine Spectator – Bordeaux 2016 in-bottle scores released

8 février 2019

Château Coutet 2016 : 93/100 – (Primeurs : 92-95/100) Unctuous in feel, with marzipan, candied orange peel and praline notes leading the way for a juicy display of mango, peach and papaya flavors. The rich finish has a nice toasty hint. Best from 2023 through 2038. 5,333 cases made. Opalie de Château Coutet 2016 : […]

Jancis Robinson.com – Southwild 2015s – the whites

5 février 2019

Château Coutet 2015 : 17/20 Tasted blind. Floral botrytis notes plus richness and glorius sweet satin texture. Rather burnt-sugary but lovely finish. Not too sweet – Very clean finish. Jancis Robinson

Jamesuckling.com – 2016 Bordeaux: A vintage for today’s Bordeaux wine lovers

4 février 2019

Château Coutet 2016: 95/100 The vibrant tropical fruit-coulis character draws you into this concentrated and elegant Barsac. The the crisp acidity ans a wave of lemon and miberal character comes through, driving the finish out in the direction of the horizon. Drink or hold. James Suckling