Wine: Chateau Laribotte Sauternes 2011
Variety: 90% Semillon / 8% Sauvignon / 2% Muscadelle
ABV: 13% alc.
Score: 93 pts
Best Enjoyed: Now – 2030
Melted white licorice anchors mushroom notes that are joined by grilled white peach enrobed in honey. The palate shows concentrated flavors of peach skin, nectarine, apricot preserves, and a hint of marzipan, all resolving in a honeysuckle-tinged finish. A steal at the $16 price.