Chateau Guiraud Sauternes Organic White Wine France 2012 75cl
Chateau Guiraud Sauternes Organic White Wine France 2012 75cl is a rich and structured honey and spices scented wine. The name derives from a Pierre Guiraud (or Guiraut), who purchased the estate in 1766. Today, Guiraud is owned by a consortium. The 85 hectares of vineyard, given over to 65% Semillon and 35% Sauvignon Blanc. The grapes are hand-harvested and fermented in new wood, before ageing for 2 years. Given that the village has lent its name to the appellation, it seems surprising that only two châteaux in Sauternes were granted Premier Cru status in 1855. One of the two is Chateau Guiraud.
Apricot and pineapple give flesh to the nose and this sweet mix is very much in evidence on the palate. The richness is balanced by freshnessRead more...
Pairs well with…
- Summer Fruits