Thursday, October 17, 2013

Sauternes


Sauternes (French Food In The US)
When it comes to exploring wine, at some point Bordeaux red wines metaphorically translate into white wines, especially sweet botrytis enhanced Sémillon/Sauvignon Blanc, and less often Muscadelle, wines.
"True" wine-lovers tend to wait for years to open these long-lived white wines so as to allow for the mature development of “tertiary” flavors. I'm not sure I can wait, but between now and sometime in the near future, if I don't find a reasonably priced 2001 or 2005 vintage, I'll have to open one of these!
Just another wine event to look forward to!
"Anticipation,
anticipation
Is making me late
Is keeping me waiting. . ."


Pairing Sauternes with food: The Surprise of Sauternes By Marcia Kiesel

Château d'Arche La Perle D'Arche 2005 Sauternes, $22.99-$25.99 (375ml), 90 points
Château Doisy-Daëne 2010 Grand Vin De Barsac, $62.89-$73.99, 93 points
Château Suduiraut Lions de Suduiraut 2010 Sauternes, $16.14-$18.99, 91 points







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2 comments:

  1. Love Sauternes, love it! Hope you can find an older one to enjoy now.

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    1. Vinogirl, besides as an aperitif, what foods do YOU have with Sauternes?

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