Appellation : SauternesSoil : siliceous, sandy with a gravel clayey textureSurface : 28 ha at Fargues et PreignacGrape Varieties : 56% Sémillon 44% SauvignonAverage of the Vineyard : 40 yearsDensity of Plants : 6600 vines/haAlcohol : 12,59 %Yield : 9,5 hl/haProduction : 11 700 bottles

From the 3th to the 27th October.

The harvest required two pickings, and were made with great weather conditions : chilly mornings and

sunny afternoons.

After a cool summer , a beautiful « indian summer » gave very ripe grapes. 


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 is 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

Citrus fruits aromas.

Intense and powerful palate.

A very balanced wine.


Wine Advocat 91-93                       Wine Enthusiast 92                             Vinum 16,5

Bettane et Desseauve 92                  James Suckling 88-89                          Bon Vivant 16,5

Decanter 92                                     Bordeaux Total 18                              Jancis Robinson 16

Wine Spectator 90-93                     Gault et Millau 16,5-17,5                      Jean-Marc Quarin 14,75


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