a sweet French wine
Sweet, luscious white wine from theVineyards of Sauternes in Bordeaux. When spelled without the final "S", identifies any sweet or semi-dry white wine.
(So-TAIRN) - Great French dessert wine from the Bordeaux district of the same name, made from a blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon grapes harvested late and usually affected by botrytis, which see above. The most famous (and expensive) rendition is Chateau d'Yquemm although there are many other excellent examples. Not to be confused with "Sauterne," a cheap sweet jug wine from the U.S. under a naming convention that has now, happily, almost entirely died out.
Great French dessert wine - late harvested from grapes affected by Botrytis. Generally made from Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc grapes.
Bordeaux. Sweet wine made from botrytis grapes, blend of Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc. Chateau d'Yquem is considered one of the greatest sweet white wines of the world.
a wonderful dessert wine, this is grown in the Bordeaux region from botrytized grapes. While there are many fine examples of Sauternes to be found, the undisputed king of Sauternes is Chateau d'Yquem. When the 1855 Classification happened for Sauternes, d'Yquem was so good that they created a separate category (Premier Cru Supérieur) just for it.
(saw-tairn) Bordeaux district producing sweet white wines
District in Bordeaux that makes primarily sweet, concentrated dessert wines from the Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc grapes, with bits of Muscadelle de Bordelaise as a tiny fraction of the blend.
Very famous AOC commune in Bordeaux producing some of the worlds greatest sweet white wines.