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Château Raymond-Lafon
Winery Wines

White wine 2015 Sauternes AOC, Bordeaux, France

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 45.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique and large oak vat
Registration number : #RL-LS15G1

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 28 March, 2019

The appellation, named after the municipality of the same name, with around 1,700 hectares of vineyards, forms an island in the large Graves area in southern Bordeaux. It consists of the five communes of Bommes, Fargues-de-Langon, Preignac and Sauternes, as well as with the right to its own appellation Barsac with 600 hectares of it. All Barsac wines may also use the name Sauternes or Sauternes-Barsac, but not vice versa. For centuries, this appellation has produced mainly noble sweet white wines from botrytised grapes. The later US president Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), who was an envoy in Paris from 1785 to 1789 and visited many French...

The white grape variety comes from France. There are more than 50 synonyms that testify to its great age and widespread use. The most important ones grouped alphabetically by country are Barnawartha Pinot, Hunter River Riesling(Australia); Blanc Doux, Chevrier, Colombier, Gros Sémillon, Mances Blanc, Marcillac, Monsois Blanc, Oron Sémillon, Saint Émilion, Semilion, Sémillon Blanc, Sémillon Muscat, Sémillon Roux, Sercial(France); Malaga, Malaga Bianco, Semillon Bianco(Italy); Semijon(Croatia); Merwah(Lebanon); Boal Branco, Boal no Douro, Semilão(Portugal); Greengrape,...

Synonym for the grape variety Cabernet Sauvignon; see there.

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