Winery Chassaux - Sauternes

Winery ChassauxSauternes

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(Average of the reviews for all vintages combined and from several consumer review sources)
Tasters generally liked this wine.
The Sauternes of Winery Chassaux is a sweet wine from the region of Sauternes of Bordeaux.
In the mouth this sweet wine is a powerful with a good balance between acidity and sweetness.
This wine generally goes well with fruity desserts and blue cheese.
The Sauternes of the Winery Chassaux is in the top 50 of wines of Sauternes.

Taste structure of the Sauternes from the Winery Chassaux


In the mouth the Sauternes of Winery Chassaux in the region of Bordeaux is a powerful with a good balance between acidity and sweetness.

Wine flavors and olphactive analysis

On the nose the Sauternes of Winery Chassaux in the region of Bordeaux often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or microbio and sometimes also flavors of oak, tree fruit or spices.

Details and technical informations about Winery Chassaux's Sauternes.

Grape varieties
Region/Great wine region
Great wine region
Style of wine
Contains sulfites

Discover the grape variety: Petit Bouschet

Crossbreeding carried out in 1829 by Louis Bouschet de Bernard (father of Henri Bouschet, also known for his numerous varieties) between the aramon and the teinturier. It was practically multiplied all over the world. Today, it is an extinct grape variety and can only be found in a few private or public collections and conservatories.

Last vintages of this wine

Sauternes - 2016
In the top 50 of of Sauternes wines
Average rating: 3.71110.50

The best vintages of Sauternes from Winery Chassaux are 2016

Informations about the Winery Chassaux

The winery offers 39 different wines.
Its wines get an average rating of 3.8.
It is in the top 25 of the best estates in the region
It is located in Sauternes in the region of Bordeaux

The Winery Chassaux is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 36 wines for sale in the of Sauternes to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top wine Bordeaux
In the top 95000 of of France wines
In the top 55 of of Sauternes wines
In the top 9500 of sweet wines
In the top 350000 wines of the world

The wine region of Sauternes

Sauternes, 65 km South of Bordeaux, is a Village renowned for its high quality Sweet wines. Although some wineries produce Dry wines, they sell them under other appellations than Sauternes, which is specific to sweet wines. The village is surrounded on all sides by vineyards, the best of which produce some of the most prestigious, long-lasting and expensive dessert wines in the world. A half bottle of premium, aged Sauternes from a good Vintage can sell for over $1,000.

The wine region of Bordeaux

Bordeaux, in southwestern France, is one of the most famous, prestigious and prolific wine regions in the world. The majority of Bordeaux wines (nearly 90% of the production Volume) are the Dry, medium and Full-bodied red Bordeaux blends for which it is famous. The finest (and most expensive) are the wines of the great châteaux of Haut-Médoc and the right bank appellations of Saint-Émilion and Pomerol. The former focuses (at the highest level) on Cabernet Sauvignon, the latter on Merlot.

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The word of the wine: Fruity

A wine whose nose is first characterized by aromas reminiscent of the world of fruit. A wine to be drunk young is essentially fruity, but all wines offer this type of aroma in the first place, which can evolve over time, from the scent of fresh fruit to cooked, stewed, candied or brandied fruit.

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