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.
G de Château Guiraud Blanc, Bordeaux Sec, 2017
A blend of Sauvignon blanc (50%) and Sémillon (50%) with 80% aged for an average of 7 months in oak barrels on the lees.
"Smoky dramatic and full on the nose. Quite...
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