2002 Sine Qua Non Mr.K Dessert Wine - 98 & 94 pts - OWC - 3 x 375ml

2002 Sine Qua Non Mr.K Dessert Wine - 98 & 94 pts - OWC - 3 x 375ml

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2002 Sine Qua Non Mr.K Nobleman & Strawman Dessert wines - 98 & 94 pts!
The 2002 Mr. K The Noble Man (321 grams per liter of residual sugar and 10.25 grams per liter of acidity) is made from 100% botrytised Chardonnay. Its medium gold color is followed by a wine with honeyed complexity, and huge body, sweetness, and thickness. This effort is never as complex or focused as its siblings, but it is still a phenomenal sweet wine that can stand on its own merits against any great sweet wine made in the world. The virtually perfect 2002 Mr. K. The Straw Man boasts astounding statistics. Aged 30 months in barrel, with only 7.2% alcohol, it carries 482 grams per liter of residual sugar (half the wine), and 7.8 grams per liter of acidity. It is simply off the charts. Sexy, eye-popping, palate-staining stuff, it is like liquefied honey with extraordinary complexity, aromatics yet freshness and delineation. I simply do not understand how this wine was made given the technical numbers and its amazing sugar. It is neither heavy nor cloying, and is a remarkable tour de force created by two Austrian geniuses. RP This OWC containes 1 btl of the SQN Strawman, 98 pts, and 2 btls of the Nobleman, 94 pts, in the OWC.

Product Details

Varietal Chardonnay
Vintage 2002
Rating 94 & 98 RP
Bottle Size 3 x 375ml
Bottle Quantity 3
Country USA
Region California
Location
Producer Sine Qua Non
Color White
Wine Type Dessert

Robert Parker

Rating 94 & 98 RP - 2002 Sine Qua Non Mr.K Nobleman & Strawman Dessert wines - 98 & 94 pts! The 2002 Mr. K The Noble Man (321 grams per liter of residual sugar and 10.25 grams per liter of acidity) is made from 100% botrytised Chardonnay. Its medium gold color is followed by a wine with honeyed complexity, and huge body, sweetness, and thickness. This effort is never as complex or focused as its siblings, but it is still a phenomenal sweet wine that can stand on its own merits against any great sweet wine made in the world. The virtually perfect 2002 Mr. K. The Straw Man boasts astounding statistics. Aged 30 months in barrel, with only 7.2% alcohol, it carries 482 grams per liter of residual sugar (half the wine), and 7.8 grams per liter of acidity. It is simply off the charts. Sexy, eye-popping, palate-staining stuff, it is like liquefied honey with extraordinary complexity, aromatics yet freshness and delineation. I simply do not understand how this wine was made given the technical numbers and its amazing sugar. It is neither heavy nor cloying, and is a remarkable tour de force created by two Austrian geniuses. RP This OWC containes 1 btl of the SQN Strawman, 98 pts, and 2 btls of the Nobleman, 94 pts, in the OWC.

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Winery Details

Varietal Chardonnay
Vintage 2002
Rating 94 & 98 RP
Bottle Size 3 x 375ml
Bottle Quantity 3
Country USA
Region California
Location
Producer Sine Qua Non
Color White
Wine Type Dessert

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