Château LAPINESSE

AOC Sauternes

 
Château Lapinesse - Graves Supérieures

                          90% Sémillon

                          10% Muscadelle

                         

                           2,5 hectares

                           Red sands of Barsac and gravels

                

                           4 800 bottles/year

From manual harvest with several handpicking to select only  perfectly botrytised grapes, musts obtained by direct pressing are cleaned out and vinified at low temperature.                                           Ageing 12 months in stainless steel tank.


Brilliant bronze color. Attractive aromatic expression of quince, melon, and dry apricot.

Pleasant attack with floral aromas and candied fruits.

To serve on a goose liver, however it ideally matchs on poultry, fine fishes and blue cheeses.

 

Ageing potential :    5 to 10 years

Château Lapinesse
Sauternes - Cuvée Vieilles Vignes