Sauternes: Articles on the Bordeaux dessert wine Sauternes

1988 Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey, France, Bordeaux, Sauternes - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
94

From a 375ml bottle.  This was very impressive.  Drinking very well.  Deep golden in color.  The nose has honey and burnt orange peel.  On the palate, this is sweet not clo

2010 Château d'Yquem, France, Bordeaux, Sauterne

Grade: 
A
Score: 
95

What can you say about d'Yquem?  An amazing wine.  The nose has honey and crem brulee.  Unctuous.  Sweet not cloying.  THe honey and crem brulee continue thru to the palate

Sweet Sauternes

Ordering a dessert wine AS your dessert is always such a sweet, decadent treat. I have to admit I feel a little less guilty ordering a glass of an indulgent elixir instead of a chocolate torte – although I’m sure the caloric difference is negligible. One of my favorite choices is often a honey-sweet Sauternes.

Syndicate content