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Sweet Relief at Chateau d'Yquem

by Chuck Hayward

After seven consecutive days of tasting the 2011 Bordeaux reds from morning to night, nothing was more soothing on my palate than a trip south to Sauternes to taste the vintage’s deliciously sweet (and tannin-free!) whites.

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2011: The Sauternes Vintage

by Chuck Hayward

The sweet wines of Sauternes are undoubtedly wonderful, but they’ve always remained something of a mystery to me.

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