This wine appeared on the market in large quantities a few years back. This may have had something to do with the sale of the estate in 2014 from the Lurton family to Dennis Debourdieu. The vineyards were ripped up and new plantings incorporated into Chateau Doisy-Daene. It is an old estate in fact, it was classified as a second growth in the 1855 classification of Bordeaux. It is 100% Semillon. This bottle was not as good as one tried a couple of years ago, but it is still nice. Orange/gold in color, clear and bright. The nose has burnt orange peel and and some apricot along with a note of brown sugar. Medium bodied. Good acidity. On the palate, brown sugar and orange marmalade with a slight sweetness. Long finish. The brown sugar notes make one wonder if this bottle was exposed to heat along the way. Still, it is pleasurable and certainly fun!
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