2011 Bordeaux – The L&S Mixed Sauternes case 2011

by Charles Lea

We announce today the contents and pricing of this year’s LEA & SANDEMAN mixed Sauternes case (£350 in bond – same price for either 12 bottles or 24 halves) comprises 4 of the very top wines of the vintage. We have limited stocks available at this price so please respond quickly to avoid disappointment. Please note these mixed cases are only available for eventual delivery duty-paid as we mix them up ourselves on arrival).

2011 CHÂTEAU RIEUSSEC 1er Cru Classé Sauternes
“So balanced and long. We will see what is better — Rieussec or Yquem? 96-97” (James Suckling)

2011 CHÂTEAU SUDUIRAUT 1er Cru Classé Sauternes
“A powerful wine that will age for decades. Drink 2025-2047 18.5/20” (www.decanter.com)

2011 CHÂTEAU DOISY DAËNE 2ème Cru Classé Barsac
“it reminds me of a top-flight Mosel Auslese, but what a fabulous Barsac from
Denis Dubourdieu! 95-97” Neal Martin www.erobertparker.com

2011 CHÂTEAU DOISY VÉDRINES 2ème Cru Classé Barsac
“Seriously long, with lovely lacy detail already showing on the finish. Should be long-lived.   94-97/100” James Molesworth, the Wine Spectator