1989 Chateau Suduiraut 2015 Ex-Chateau Release
Sauternes Blend - 375ML

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JJB 90
JJ Buckley, April 2016
Showing a mature, deep golden hue. The nose is sweet with notes of dried apricot, orange marmalade and burnt sugar. The flavors mirror these elements on the palate with good length, moderate sweetness and fine acidity... Showing a mature, deep golden hue. The nose is sweet with notes of dried apricot, orange marmalade and burnt sugar. The flavors mirror these elements on the palate with good length, moderate sweetness and fine acidity that lends a pleasant degree of freshness. This is in the plateau of maturity and is ready to go. The perfect provenance has allowed this gem to fare well with time and it’s a wonderful example of mature sauternes. Tasted out 375ml.
Color & Type Dessert
Varietal Sauternes Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Sauternes
Vintage 1989
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork

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Chateau Suduiraut

This Sauternes estate originally took the name Suduiraut in 1580, upon the marriage of Nicole d’Allard to Leonard de Suduiraut. After being plundered and burned down during the Fronde insurrection, in the 17th century it was rebuilt and renamed Cru du Roy by a nephew of the Suduiraut family, who planted magnificent formal gardens designed by Le Notre, King Louis XIV’s renowned gardener. The estate was designated Premier Cru status in the 1855 Classification.

AXA Millesimes acquired Suduiraut in 1992 with the aim of preserving and perpetuating the estate’s remarkable tradition of vineyard management and winemaking. 92 hectares of vineyard are planted in sandy, gravelly soil superbly suited to Semillon and Sauvignon grapes. Semillon, which represents 90% of the Suduiraut vineyard’s vine population, is the preferred variety for Sauternes. Its very thin skin is particularly sensitive to the Botrytis Cinerea that gives rise to noble rot, which in turn results in a wine which is concentrated both in sweetness and aroma. The blend is then rounded off with the addition of about 10% Sauvignon Blanc.

The vines’ age (a majority of them are over 30 years old) is a guarantee of exceptional quality, giving well-nourished and more concentrated grapes.