2008 Morlet Family - La Proportion Doree 750ml

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Professional Reviews For This Wine


International Wine Cellar | Rating: 93

($60; 68% semillon, 30% sauvignon blanc and 2% muscadelle; no malolactic fermentation) Good bright yellow. Highly nuanced aromas of peach, apricot, citrus peel, honeysuckle and ginger. Densely packed, broad and sweet, with a layered texture and considerable viscosity to the flavors of ripe quince, citrus oil, flowers and spices. This blend boasts terrific lift considering its full ripeness. Morlet will hold back 200 six-packs of this wine for a later release, as he is eager to show collectors how semillon with sauvignon and muscadelle will gain complexity as it ages. Made from a blend of seven vineyards, as Morlet recently found some semillon vines that he says are more than a century old.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 150

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Customer Reviews For This Wine


Rating: 88
Author: Jeffrey M989
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 02/01/2015
Interesting flavors but fruit was fading and not much acidity. Drink now

Rating: 90
Author: Adriel L
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 07/06/2014

Rating: 85
Author: will1408
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 03/02/2014
Drink Dates: 2014

Rating: 90
Author: Anonymous Author
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 01/19/2013
Drink Dates: 2009-2014
Light gold. Dry and crisp. From a QPR perspective, the wine seems pricy. The crispness of the Sauvignon was more dominant than the fruitiness of the Semillon, despite the grape ratio suggesting otherwise. I had hoped it would be a bigger wine.

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