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2006 Château LAVILLE. Sauternes, Bordeaux

Bin:  930

Alcohol percentage:  13.5%

Area:

14 hectare estate in commune of Preignac, in the classic sweet wine area of Sauternes, just outside Bordeaux

Grape variety:

85% Semillon, 13% Sauvignon Blanc, 2% Muscadelle; aged in oak for 30 months. (151 g/l residual sugar)

Producer:

Estate owned by Jean-Christophe Barbe, who did his university thesis on the subject of ‘noble rot’, the much sought-after infection that shrivels the grapes and ensures concentrated, uniquely flavoursome juice

Vintage:

Warm, ripe vintage

Maturity potential:

2010-2016

Food match:

Medium-bodied style. Matches classic (but not too sticky sweets) like fruit tarts or crumbles

Press review:

Gold Medal, 2010 Decanter World Wine Awards

£33.00

£31.35 per bottle in a mixed case of 6 bottles
£29.70 per bottle in a mixed case of 12 bottles

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