Château Guiraud 2008

Château Guiraud 2008
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The name of Chateau Guiraud, 1st growth in the 1855 classification, dates back to 1766, when Bordeaux wine merchant Pierre Guiraud purchased the "the Noble House of Bayle". Château Guiraud, covering over a hundred hectares of vineyards, is renowned for its natural approach to noble rot (excluding chemical herbicides and insecticides, setting of insect houses, 5 km of bushes plantation, genetic diversity, conservatory vine, natural water treatment, organic farming) and for the finesse of its sweet wines from Sauternes.
Parker : 93 / 100
J. Robinson : 16,5 / 20
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Tasted as part of a vertical held at the chateau. It is clear that the aromatics on the 2008 are a little simpler and more straightforward than the 2007 with honeysuckle, jasmine and mango scents emerging with time. The palate is ripe and precise on the entry with well-integrated oak that is in sync with the lemon curd and apricot fruit. There is a lovely sweetness on the finish with a hint of spice lingering in the mouth. As I wrote last year û sublime. Drink 2017-2030+ Tasted April 2013.
BordeauxSauternes
Alcohol
13.5

Grape varieties
Sémillon/Sauvignon Blanc

Dessert wine
Yes

J. Robinson
16,5

J. Suckling
92

R. Gabriel
19

Wine Spectator
91-94

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Graves

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Sauternes

Color
White

Producer
Château Guiraud

Sweetness
Liquoreux

Classification
1er cru classe

Parker
93

Allergens
Contains sulphites