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Clos Haut-Peyraguey 2017
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Clos Haut-Peyraguey 2017

1er cru classe -  - - White
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Clos Haut-Peyraguey 2017

A harmonious, lively and expressive Sauternes wine

The estate

With its first harvest carried out in 1618, Clos Haut-Peyraguey is a historic property in Sauternes. A Sauternes First Growth of 1855, this property is also the smallest in the appellation, with a surface of just 8.5 hectares. Located on the highest areas of the Bommes hill, the Clos Haut-Peyraguey takes its name from Peyraguey which means hill or promontory. Acquired in 2012 by Bernard Magrez, Clos Haut-Peyraguey is one of the most beautiful classified growths of Sauternes.

The vineyard

Located in Bommes, this must-know reference among Sauternes wines, reigns over a single-block vineyard of 8.5 hectares, located opposite Château d'Yquem. The vines are 40 years old on average and are planted on gravelly-sandy soils and rest on clay subsoils. The vineyard is managed using integrated viticultural practices.

Vinification and ageing

Slight settling before fermentation in barrels with regular racking.

The blend

Sémillon (95%)
Sauvignon Blanc (5%).

Clos Haut-Peyraguey 2017: Characteristics and tasting tips

The tasting

Clos Haut-Peyraguey 2017 is poised among the finest Sauternes wines. Precise, harmonious and an intense fruity expression, this wine unfurls itself beautifully on the palate and exhibits a beautiful smoothness along with a vibrant acidity and pure fruity expression. A superb Sauternes wine which promises to develop prodigiously over the years to come.

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Clos Haut-Peyraguey 2017
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J. Robinson
Wine Advocate-Parker :
The 2017 Clos Haut-Peyraguey offers up aromas of key lime pie, candied orange peel and pineapple upside-down cake with hints of peach blossoms and gingerbread. It has loads of layers on the satin-textured palate with bold freshness and a long, spicy finish.