Chateau Lafaurie-Peyraguey Sauternes (375ML half-bottle) 2001

Dessert from Sauternes and Barsac, Bordeaux, France

Price: $39.99
Item No. 132531
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2009
  • WE97
  • RP94
  • ST94
  • 2008
  • RP92
  • WS91
  • 2006
  • WS92
  • WE92
  • RP91
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Learn About Chateau Lafaurie-Peyraguey Map ItMap It

In the heart of the Sauternes country, Chateau Lafaurie-Peyraguey has a striking appearance, rising out of this gently rolling countryside. The walls surrounding it give it a Hispano-Byzantine look. Its XIIIth century gateway and castle towers, along with the main building rebuilt in the XVIIth century, are tangible proof of its age. Mr Lafaurie purchased it during the Revolution,...

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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

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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