Tasting Note                         

92   2011  Latrille   Chateau Jolys Doux (Jurancon)   6/21/16  ($22)

50% Petit Manseng, 50% Gros Manseng   13% alc
Color: Medium deep gold. (3.0) Bouquet: Sweet/tart apricot and kiwi combined with interesting and elegant botrytus nuances. (3.0) Body: Solid middleweight plus with outstanding fruit and botrytus concentration for its weight. Also very well balanced with excellent acidity and a rich mouthfeel that coats. (3.5) Flavor: Parallels bouquet. Delicious without being heavy. (3.0) Finish: Length with elegance. (3.5)
Overall: Excellent botrytus-infused dessert wine with precise apricot and kiwi fruit. A solid middleweight with excellent acidity supporting the outstanding fruit. A fine alternative to a Sauternes at a great price! (16)

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