Chateau Du Coy 2005 - Sauternes
"Building Harmony". Thus its owner, Emmanuel Ballion, states its mission. An objective that this "alchemist" achieved by a composition combining Sémillon for the structure, lubricity, power; Sauvignon Blanc gives the wine its freshness, finesse and aromatic complexity. And Muscadelle, real signature Castle Coy as only a few producers in Sauternes the use of which the White Tower. It is his more soul, elegance, spicy and musky ...
|Bottle Size||0.75 L|
|Grapes||Semillon, Sauvignon, Muscadelle|
|When to drink||2015-2025|
A homogeneous harvest grapes in perfect health and a relatively reasonable volume (6,000,000 hl): it is indeed an exceptional vintage! Ideal weather conditions from May - permanent sunshine without excess heat, very little rain and cool nights - enabled slow ripening characteristic of years of legendary Bordeaux. The Merlots are as successful as the Cabernet: intense and elegant fruit, balance, depth, richness, concentration and extreme freshness, not to mention an almost unlimited aging potential. Only time will tell us if they prove as great as in 2000, 1989 and 1982 which already readily compared. Sweet wines are as grandiose, offering a nice balance between sugar / alcohol / acidity, and delicious candied nuances, roasted and toasted, which blend fine woody notes. On a more classic style than the exceptional 2003 they are nevertheless comparable to the magnificent 2001 and 1997, or even greater.