Learn About Chateau Clos Haut Peyraguey
Chateau Lafaurie-Peyraguey is a vineyard estate located in the heart of the Sauternes region on high ground near the village of Bommes.
The merits of its white dessert wines have been well known since the 1855 classification in which it ranked among the Sauternes Premier Crus. But the origins of Chateau Lafaurie-Peyraguey are really much older than that. Chateau Lafaurie...
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Learn About Sauternes and Barsac
(saw-TURN & BAR-sak) Liquid Gold The regions of Sauternes & Barsac are both located southeast of Graves, almost directly south of St-Émilion, and hug the Garonne River as it curves. Both areas are dedicated to producing sweet, white wines. The rains, the mists, the humidity and the climate, all help foster the necessary mold that leads to the unfortified, but lusciously sweet wines...
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Learn About Other Dessert
Beyond Port and Sherry, here are a few of our favorites:
Sauternes - the golden wine of the Sauternes region in
Bordeaux, these wines are made with botrytis-affected
grapes and produce a rich, honeyed concoction with an amazing balance of sweetness and acidity.
Don"t discount Sauternes'
neighbor, Barsac, or even the region across the river,...
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