Clos Jean Loupiac 2005

Dessert from Bordeaux, France

Price: $28.99
Item No. 101929
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Winemaker's Notes

From one of the top estates from the Loupiac, this is a much more affordable, and often delicious, alternative to Sauternes. Incredible value on a dessert wine from Bordeaux, drinking beautifully right now!

A "must" of the Clos Jean trademark, this wine comes from 80% Semillon grapes, gathered manually in two or three successive picks. Then it's pressed and vinified with care and delicacy to obtain the best that nature, man and technicity can give. The result is remarkable, this wine is regularly quoted in all the specialized magazines, French and foreign, including Robert Parker's documents.

Learn About Clos Jean

Loupiac is a small town about 30 minutes away south of Bordeaux on the right bank of the Garonne river. Vine has been cultivated there since roman times. Loupiac has a local trade mark which covers 865 acres of vine, all part of the great Bordeaux liquorous white wine family. The grapes come from late gathering and are successively picked during the sunny days of automn when the...

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Learn About Other Bordeaux

A few extra appellations: Bourg & Blaye These two appellations are just across the Gironde river from the Haut-Medoc - a bit northwest of St-Émilion and its satellites. Bourg is the smaller appellation, nestled under the much bigger Blaye. Both have AC status, Cotes de Bourg AC and Cotes de Blaye AC. One step up on the AOC chain is the Premieres Cotes de Blaye AC, producing...

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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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