Chateau Guiraud Sauternes 2016 375ml
SKU: 94736

Chateau Guiraud Sauternes 2016

  • we94-96
  • wa95
  • ws91

375ml
$44.99

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Ever since 2001, Château has had its own conservatory of white grapevine varieties, the only one of its kind in the world. This invaluable reserve contains 135 original strains of semillion and of white sauvignon blanc. This action maintains the diversity of the vines and ensures the perenniality of the vineyard, which is a formidable asset; it guarantees the infinite complexity of our great wines, and is also of inestimable pedagogical value.
Wine Enthusiast
  • we94-96

94-96. Barrel Sample. This wine is hugely rich while having wonderful acidity at its end. Dense botrytis and a powerful structure go along with the honey and marmalade flavors. It will certainly age well and long.

April 1, 2017
Wine Advocate
  • wa95

The 2016 Guiraud has a pale lemon color and opens with musk perfume, paraffin, cedar and spice box notes with a core of lemon tart, honey-drizzled white peaches and kumquat plus a waft of quince paste. The palate has beautiful vibrancy and loads of lively tropical and spicy layers, finishing very long.

March 29, 2019
Wine Spectator
  • ws91

This delivers a rather solid punch of glazed peach and mango flavors, with notes of white ginger and pear chutney on the juicy finish. Approachable, but no real rush. Best from 2021 through 2032. 5,000 cases made.

March 30, 2019