Chateau Guiraud Sauternes 2005

Chateau Guiraud, Sauternes 2005 Minerality, honey and tropical fruits mark the nose. The mouth is all caramel with hints of that minerality – destined to be drunk with creme caramel. 85 hectares are planted to 65% Semillon and 35% Sauvignon Blanc; the vines average 35-40 years in age and the soil is predominantly sandy gravel. The wine is fermented in French oak, 50% of which is new, and then aged in oak for 18-24 months. Mis au chateau in Sauternes 13.5% $34.99 for a 375ml bottle and $68.99 for a 750ml at Bottle Barn Guiraud

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Ray Johnson is the Executive Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He writes about food and wine, his travels and the business of wine. He makes his home in Sonoma County, California.
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