Appellation : SauternesSoil : siliceous, sandy with a gravel clayey textureSurface : 28 ha at Fargues et PreignacGrape Varieties : 68 % Sémillon  32 % SauvignonAverage of the Vineyard : 40 yearsDensity of Plants : 6600 vines/haAlcohol : 12,8 %Yield : 12 hl/haProduction : 9800 bottles

From 26th  September to 17th October.

Difficult vintage due to a rainy spring and wet early summer. July was very warm and dry.

 The harvest stopped because of the rain. Then a short period of fine weather who enabled to pick up the remaining grapes at a perfect stage of maturity.


Each grape variety is vinified separatly.

The pressuring is direct and the settling of must need about 10 hours. Then the lees are reintroduced before the fermentation starts in french oak barrels with 1/3 new each year.

Toppings up are made regularly and the rackings done every three month.


The wine is aged in french oak barrels for between 20 to 24 monthes.

It’s bottled at the Château between 2 or 3 years after the harvest.  

Dishes/wines Harmony

Plain or stir-fry « foie gras ».

Spicy courses like chicken curry.

Sweet and savoury courses like duck with peach.

Delicious with blue cheese like Stilton or Roquefort.

Citrus fruit’s salad and strawberry’s salad with basil or mint. 

Tasting Notes

Fresh pineapple and pear aromas  enhanced by a beautiful dynamic and a good lenght in mouth.

Its generosity features some little bitters.



Decanter 88                              Vinum 16,5                             Vino !  coup de coeur                       

James Suckling 89                     Bordeaux Total 17                  Vinifera ****

Jancis Robinson 17+                 In Vino Veritas  16                  Antoon Laurent 91              

Bettane et Desseauve 16           Perswijn 16,5                         Jean-Marc Quarin 15,5

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