Original
66 Ratings
Château Guiraud Sauternes 1er Cru Classé
$47.99 USD
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Wine Details

Varietal

Blend

Style

White

Region

BordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(From 1997 Vintage) An elegant and racy Guiraud, with pretty aromas of pineapple, melon and spice. Full-bodied and medium sweet, with an intense, spicy botrytis finish.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2007 Vintage) The wine's enchanting bouquet of white flowers, acacia, hawthorn blossom, lily, and tuberose are complemented by overtones of forest floor, spice, frehly-ground white pepper, tea, and saffron. Noble rot has worked its magi, and the bouquet slowly and tantalizingly reveals its full subtlety. Guiraud is deliciously bodied, rich, and velvety on the palate. The fruity flavors are combined with an inimitable botrytis and candied fruit character.

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 04/15/95