Original
11 Ratings
Chateau La Tour Blanche Sauternes

Wine Details

Region

BordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(2005 Vintage) Using the three traditional Sauternes grape varieties Sémillon, Sauvignon and Muscadelle this wine is the result of a severe selection. So as to optimise the beneficial effects of Noble Rot ("La Pourriture Noble"), harvesting is carried out in a series of selective pickings which often necessitates the grape-pickers going through the rows up to 4 or 6 times.

Each vintage is vinified and aged in French-oak barrels, which are entirely renewed every harvest, for 16 to 18 months.

(2005 Vintage) Yellow-gold color. Sexy aromas of ripe apricot, pear, honey and nutty oak show a distinctly exotic side. Then supersweet and concentrated on the palate, showing more sheer sweetness and power than any particular flavor component.