Chateau Villefranche Sauternes 2016 75cl

Chateau Villefranche Sauternes 2016 75cl

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Superbly balanced Sauternes. Luscious yet fresh. A benchmark wine from this top producer offering great drinkability now, but will mature surely.

 

Château Villefranche are one of the oldest properties in Sauternes, located in the Haut-Barsac sub-region. The unique climate of the Sauternes region encourages consistent botrytis rot, resulting in shrivelled grapes with intensely concentrated juice and sugars. A blend of Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadelle. Aromas of tropical and candied fruit intertwined which rich notes of vanilla. A luscious mouthfeel balanced by sharp acidity, offers a crisp and pleasant finish.

Producer: Chateau Villefranche

Region/Country: Sauternes, Bordeaux, France

Grape/s: Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle

Production Method: Hand picked in several passes, temperature controlled fermentation prior to barrel maturation

Style: Lusciously sweet, balanced acidity, prominent botrytis character

Pairing Suggestion: sweet desserts, fois gras, terrine