Chateau Suduiraut

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Plenty of botrytis. Dense and flavorful finish. Big wine for the vintage.

  •   Bordeaux, France
  •   Sauvignon Blanc,Semillon
  •   2018

Chateau Suduiraut is located close to Chateau d’Yquem and its sloping hillsides is made up of gravel, sand, limestone and clay soils. Since it was sold to the AXA insurance in 1992, the Chateau has been lavished with attention and the wines have greatly benefited from the investment. The region of Sauternes in general had a tough year in 2018; the very warm and very long summer limited the growth of the all-important “noble rot” but there were exceptions and Chateau Suduiraut was one of them. The team worked tirelessly over the growing season and they managed a small 6hl/ha harvest with a 125 g/l of residual sugar, which is less than usual.

"This has lots of concentration and mushroom and spice character. Plenty of botrytis. Dense and flavorful finish. Big wine for the vintage. Five hectoliters a hectare and half went into the second wine." 97-98/100, James Suckling 

"This is an enjoyable, luxurious and indulgent Sauternes. It’s extremely rich, dark and concentrated – in keeping with its tiny yields (5hl/ha in 2018, of which 40% went into the grand vin) - with attractive bitter orange flavours that cleverly work to give tension where otherwise the low acidity might lose tension. 125g/l residual sugar. The harvest ended on 9 November." 94/100, Jane Anson, Decanter

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  Country France
  Bottle size 750
  Grape Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon
  Region Bordeaux
  Vintage 2018
  Oak Strongly Oaked
  Drinkability Lay down
  Sweetness Sweet
  Wine Type Dessert wines

Château Suduiraut

Universally recognised as one of today’s best Sauternes wine producers

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