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Chateau de Fargues Sauternes Premier Cru 2008

Chateau de Fargues Sauternes Premier Cru 2008

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0,75 l  -  14.00% vol.
Chateau de Fargues
XW
97
RP
95
This wine is very concentrated with dried pineapple, honey and caramel. Full-bodied and superdense. Like honey. Massive. From the former head and part owner of Yquem Lur-Saluces.
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€ 93.50
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Serve at:
10 - 12°C.
Longevity:
15 - 25 years
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Name Chateau de Fargues Sauternes Premier Cru 2008
Type White dessert wine from grapes with noble rot dessert wine semi-aromatic
Classification
Year 2008
Size 0,75 l Standard
Country
Region Bordeaux
Grape varieties 20% Sauvignon, 80% Semillon
Origin City of Fargues
No. plants per hectare 7000 vines/ha
Ageing The wine is fermented in new oak barrels under the supervision of estate manager François Amirault, once of Nairac. The barrels are replaced on an annual basis.. Once fermentation is complete the wine remains in the barrel for ageing, for up to 36 months. It is racked every three months, with regular topping up as required. At the end of this process there may be a light fining but there is no filtration.
Alcohol content 14.00% by volume
Sulphites Contains sulphites
On offer Price Chateau de Fargues Sauternes Premier Cru 2008 € 93.50  ex VAT

Chateau de Fargues

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In 1306, the Cardinal Raymond Guilhem de Fargues established the first stone of the solid wall of the Château de Fargues. In 1472, the family Lur Saluces bought the propriety. Indeed since more than half a millennium, this château has belonged to the...
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