Sauternes and Barsac

Sauternes is famous for sweet wines such as Yquem, Raymond-Lafon and Rieussec. They are among the best dessert wines in the world. Sauternes is made with noble rot (also called botrytis, a moisture covering the grape), Because soils are so diverse, and each house has its own way of making the golden wine, Sauternes is a very personalized wine. Sauternes are often delicious, golden, unctuous and delicate. The famous roasted note comes when Sauternes is a little bit older. Sauternes has its own ranking shared with Barsac.

DV By Chateau Doisy Vedrines 2011
Chateau Doisy Vedrines
DV By Chateau Doisy Vedrines 2011
DV By Chateau Doisy Vedrines Barsac 2011  85% Semillon, 13% Sauvignon, 2% Muscadelle  Very representative of this excellent vintage. Thanks to the botrytis, this wine develops aromas of exotic fruits, quinces, orange. There is a lot of...