The Bordeaux blend has been copied with considerable success in many other wine regions, the ultimate compliment. The Left Bank of the Gironde River boasts the great Chateaux of the Medoc and Graves, whilst on the Right Bank, Saint Emilion (arguably the most beautiful commune) and Pomerol. Bordeaux is synonymous with the finest quality, predominantly in red wines though great dry whites are made in the Pessac Leognan, and most wine lovers will strive to taste the sweet white wines of Chateau Yquem and its neighbouring Chateau in Sauternes and Barsac.
Produced from 95% Semillon and 5% Sauvignon Blanc, this wine from Clos Haut-Peyraguey is a perfect demonstration of excellent Sauternes wine. It may be ready to drink now, but a few more years of rest could see some interesting flavour development!
Made from the legendary winemaker Denis Debourdieu, unfortunately he passed away in 2016. This Sauternes sweet wine is made with Semilion and...