Janeanson.com – 2019 in bottle: Dry and sweet whites
20 January 2022
Château Coutet 1855 1er Cru 2019 – 95/100:
Golden yellow in colour, concentrated and enticing. The focus is on texture and architecture rather than flavour on the first beats, but it opens to show enjoyable quince, lime, white flowers. Rich through the mind palate with welcome slate scrape and mandarin zest bitterness on the finish.
Opalie de Château Coutet 2019 (Bordeaux Blanc) – 93/100:
Tasted by Jane Anson – 26 October 2021
Grip and momentum through the palate. The limestone soils of Barsac help give juice and lift to the lemon curd and white peach flavours after the dry summer of 2019…