Sauternes de Rayne-Vigneau

Sauternes

Extraordinary richness. A more accessible style than Château De Rayne Vigneau. The palate is elegant and fruity with some flavours of peach, pear, apricot and exotic fruits.

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Here is the first sweet wine from our new range from communal appellations.

This lovely wine is made from the vines of the famous Château de Rayne Vigneau. Rayne-Vigneau vineyard has a perhaps enviable location, adjacent to Yquem and the Ciron, one of the rivers of the region, with Sigalas- Rabaud and Rabaud-Promis to the north.

Forty kilometres south of Bordeaux, Sauternes is an AOC that includes together 5 communes.

Colour

White

Vintage

2008, 2010

Appellations

Sauternes

Surface of the vineyard

84 ha

Average age of the vines

30 years

Soil

sandy gravel subsoils, in clayey sand

Grape varieties

80% Semillon and 20% Sauvignon

Harvest

by hand and by successive selections, each fruit is picked when it is “rôti”

Vinification

table of sorting, severe selection, delicate pressing; wine making in barrel according to the use to Sauternes

Maturation

18 months in oak barrels (50% new wood each year)

Price range

€€

Size

Bottle

Extraordinary richness. A more accessible style than Château De Rayne Vigneau. The palate is elegant and fruity with some flavours of peach, pear, apricot and exotic fruits. To drink now.

The greatest care is taken during the winemaking process of these wines in order to preserve all the aromatic richness and authenticity. A natural tartar deposit with no consequence on the health or the wine quality, can appear. Simply decant the wine to fully appreciate it.