Sauternes Wine Offers

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Chateau Gravas Sauternes 2011
Case price: £10.99
Per bottle: £10.99
 
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Category Wine
Our best prices:
£10.99
Chateau Partarrieu Sauternes
Case price: £272.93
Per bottle: £22.74
 
Chateau Les Mingets Sauternes
Case price: £22.99
Per bottle: £20.99
 
Chateau du Levant Sauternes
Case price: £23.40
Per bottle: £23.40
 
Chateau Coutet 2005 / Sauternes-Barsac
Case price: £33.45
Per bottle: £33.45
 
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Region Bordeaux
Our best prices:
£33.45
Plantation Single Cask Panama 8 Year Old Sauternes...
Case price: £35.45
Per bottle: £35.45
 
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Brand Plantation
Our best prices:
£35.45
Chateau Rieussec 2008 / Sauternes
Case price: £37.45
Per bottle: £37.45
 
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Region Bordeaux
Our best prices:
£37.45
Chateau Laville Sauternes 2006 White Wine
Case price: £37.52
Per bottle: £37.52
 
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Winemaker Chateau Laville
Category Wine
Our best prices:
£37.52
Chateau Doisy-Vedrines / Sauternes 2003
Case price: £37.95
Per bottle: £37.95
 
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Region Bordeaux
Our best prices:
£37.95
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About Sauternes Wines

Sauternes is a village about 40km south of Bordeaux, near the town of Langon, which produces exclusively sweet white dessert wines. Its location , far south in the Bordeaux region, nestled in southernly Graves, enjoys a unique microclimate, due partly to its proximity to the main rivers of the region, and its relatively flat location – hot summer days, with cool nights, and damp, cool breezes encourage the development of ‘noble rot’ ( botrytis cinerea) on the grapes. Sauternes wines can only be sweet and have to be made from the Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc grapes, with a little Muscadelle and Ugni Blanc.

There are strict regulations controlling the production of Sauternes, from average yield to the ‘must weight’, which has to reach 221g/lt – this means intensely ripe, almost shrivelled grapes, which have to be picked individually , once the noble rot has done its job. These wines are expensive, not just due to the intense manual labour, but also because of their vinification process and the fact that most are vinified and then aged in oak for over a year, thus adding to the cost structure. There is also a great risk factor – grapes could be left on the vines, which either do not become contaminated with Noble Rot, or simply turn rotten.

At their best the wines are sublime examples of dedicated craftsmanship.

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