The Château Nairac of Barsac of Bordeaux

Château Nairac - Barsac (Grand Cru Classé)
The winery offers 2 different wines
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Its wines get an average rating of 4.2.
It is ranked in the top 2 of the estates of Bordeaux.
It is located in Barsac in the region of Bordeaux

The Château Nairac is one of the largest wineries in the world. It offers 2 wines for sale in of Barsac to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top Château Nairac wines

Looking for the best Château Nairac wines in Barsac among all the wines in the region? Check out our tops of the best red, white or effervescent Château Nairac wines. Also find some food and wine pairings that may be suitable with the wines from this area. Learn more about the region and the Château Nairac wines with technical and enological descriptions.

The top sweet wines of Château Nairac

Food and wine pairings with a sweet wine of Château Nairac

How Château Nairac wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of fruity desserts or blue cheese such as recipes of express cherry clafoutis or roquefort and gruyère cheese eggs.

Organoleptic analysis of sweet wines of Château Nairac

On the nose the sweet wine of Château Nairac. often reveals types of flavors of pineapple, tree fruit or marzipan and sometimes also flavors of oil, non oak or earth. In the mouth the sweet wine of Château Nairac. is a powerful with a good balance between acidity and sweetness.

The best vintages in the sweet wines of Château Nairac

  • 2006With an average score of 4.50/5
  • 1999With an average score of 4.50/5
  • 1983With an average score of 4.40/5
  • 1986With an average score of 4.40/5
  • 2010With an average score of 4.40/5
  • 1997With an average score of 4.40/5

The grape varieties most used in the sweet wines of Château Nairac.

  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Sémillon

Discovering the wine region of Barsac

The wine region of Barsac is located in the region of Sauternes of Bordeaux of France. Wineries and vineyards like the Château Climens or the Château Nairac produce mainly wines sweet, red and white. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Barsac are Muscadelle, Cabernet franc and Cabernet-Sauvignon, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Barsac often reveals types of flavors of butterscotch, brown sugar or papaya and sometimes also flavors of toasted almonds, guava or jasmine.

In the mouth of Barsac is a powerful with a good balance between acidity and sweetness. We currently count 27 estates and châteaux in the of Barsac, producing 33 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Barsac go well with generally quite well with dishes of fruity desserts, blue cheese or rich fish (salmon, tuna etc).

Discover other wineries and winemakers neighboring the Château Nairac

Planning a wine route in the of Barsac? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of wines similar to Château Nairac.

Discover the grape variety: Sémillon

Sémillon blanc is a grape variety that originated in France (Bordeaux). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. Note that this grape variety can also be used for the elaboration of eaux de vie. This variety of vine is characterized by large bunches of grapes, and grapes of large size. Sémillon Blanc can be found in several vineyards: South-West, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Armagnac, Provence & Corsica, Loire Valley, Rhone Valley, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais.

News about Château Nairac and wines from the region

Fires near Bordeaux: Liber Pater vineyard evacuated

Police ordered the evacuation of more local residents in the Landiras area yesterday (Monday 18 July), with Liber Pater’s vineyard in Graves also evacuated as firefighters continued to try to contain a large forest fire that has been burning for the past week. A ‘fog’ of fire smoke behind Liber Pater vines on Tuesday morning (19 July), said owner Loïc Pasquet, who was briefly able to return to the site. Smoke hasn’t been a problem so far, he said. Credit: Loïc Pasquet. ‘The pol ...

Château Climens gets new majority owner after stake sale

Château Climens owner Lurton has sold a majority stake in the prestigious, Barsac-based estate to Jean-Hubert Moitry and his family, via the family’s Patrimonia Développement group, it was announced this week. It marks the Moitry family’s first investment in the wine sector, and represents a major deal in the Bordeaux wine world. Financial details weren’t disclosed. Nicknamed ‘Lord of Barsac’, Climens is one of the Premier Grand Cru Classé estates of Sauternes and Barsac listed in Bordeaux ...

Château Lafon-Rochet appoints Christophe Congé as MD

Having joined Domaine Barons de Rothschild in 1999, Congé has since held the role of oenologist and wine operations manager across Château Lafite Rothschild and Château Duhart Milon for over 22 years. He has now been appointed MD of  Saint-Estèphe fourth growth Château Lafon-Rochet. He takes on his new role with immediate effect. Congé will work closely with Emmanuel Cruse, director of Vignobles Cruse-Lorenzetti, which acquired Château Lafon-Rochet from the Tesseron family last year. The appoint ...

The word of the wine: Braucol

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