Chateau Caillou Sauternes 2005

Dessert from Sauternes and Barsac, Bordeaux, France

Item No. 100780
  • RP90
  • WS90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2008
  • WE92
  • 2007
  • WS90

Winemaker's Notes

Aromas of apricot, citrus fruits and honey. Will accompany a pan seared foie gras wonderfully.

Critical Acclaim

"Vivid, fresh aromas of lemon peel, vanilla, honey, fennel and light rhubarb. Full-bodied and medium sweet, with a dense palate of dried lemon, sugar and spice. An earlier drinker."
90 Points

Learn About Chateau Caillou

Chateau Caillou was a Grand cru in 1855 and is in BARSAc. The property has an area of 13 ha in one piece has not changed in size since the cadastral classification.

The name comes from its stone strata which consists of a limestone plateau on which lie clay topped with red sand and stones thus making a wine of great finesse.

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

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 Semillon 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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