The 2020 Raymond Lafon doesn’t quite deliver the same cohesion on the nose as its peers, though it meliorates with aeration, delivering dried mango, honeycomb, hints of toffee apple and quince. The palate is more viscous than its peers and equipped with pure honeyed fruit that practically sticks to the inside of your mouth. There is something almost Aszú-like toward the finish. A very well crafted Sauternes that will age with style.
Anticipated maturity: 2024-2045