Château Rieussec

Sauternes Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend 1971

Dueling 1971 #sauternes !! This #rieussec vs suduiraut — 6 months ago

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Domaine aux Moines

Savennières-Roche aux Moines Chenin Blanc 1994

What a treat. A #Savennieres that smells like honey, tropical and candied fruits, reminiscence of a #sauternes but born dry on the palate.

#domaineauxmoines #rocheauxmoines #christmaswine
— 3 years ago

Château Suduiraut

Sauternes 1er Cru Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend 2001

Vintage 2001 / Developing to an awesome wine, rich smell with honey and apricot, well balanced taste. Nectar! #sauternes — 4 years ago

Rene, Jeroen and 16 others liked this
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Great vintage fit them.

Château Roûmieu-Lacoste

Sauternes Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend 2011

Our #bordeaux guide said this would pair marvelously with medium spicy Indian food. We were doubtful but she’s absolutely right. Nice heady aroma of apricot, peach, balanced acidity and starting to show some of that complexity that age brings to #sauternes. It’s pretty amazing how well it stands up to Indian food or Thai which would blow away most other wines. — 3 years ago

Château Suduiraut

Ancien Cru du Roy Sauternes Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend 1988

Vintage 1988 - wow, am I lucky to taste this 30 y old #sauternes. peaches. abricot. Super expressive yet lean and vital. It has elegance. Great Sauternes. — 4 years ago

Emily, Martijn and 12 others liked this

Château Guiraud

Sauternes Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend 1997

Vintage 1997 - meditationwine #sauternes #guiraud #premiercru — 4 years ago

Severn, Sylvain and 10 others liked this
Jeroen Koenen

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Or meditation...?
Life’s all about nuance..
Peter van den Besselaar

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@Jeroen Koenen haha! Nice wine to solve a conflict 😃

Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey

Sauternes Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend 1981

#sauternes so sweet and balanced. Third of three bottles for my wife’s 40th birthday. We saved the best for last, as it turns out. Honeyed layers as this gently warms in a Burgundy bowl - caramel, marzipan, toasted almonds, some petrol, apricot jam. Tastes exactly how it smells with the acidity taking a step back from the honey sweetness swirling around a luscious oily mouthfeel. Touch of orange pith bitterness on the finish - lovely wine. Indeed it pairs well with Indian food but the force of this wine could have easily matched even spicier dishes. Beautiful wine and what’s amazing is it seemed this wine could easily go another 20 years. Good Sauternes is ever youthful. — 7 months ago

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Château Doisy-Védrines

Sauternes Sémillon Sauvignon Blanc Blend 2007

Vintage 2007 / orange zeste, not cloying but vibrant with a refined smell. Elegant #sauternes — 4 years ago

Doctor, Bob and 19 others liked this