The Winery Sablettes of Sauternes of Bordeaux

Winery Sablettes - Sauternes
Only one wine is currently referenced in this domain
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Its wines get an average rating of 3.9.
It is ranked in the top 81 of the estates of Bordeaux.
It is located in Sauternes in the region of Bordeaux

The Winery Sablettes is one of the world's great estates. It offers 1 wines for sale in of Sauternes to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top Winery Sablettes wines

Looking for the best Winery Sablettes wines in Sauternes among all the wines in the region? Check out our tops of the best red, white or effervescent Winery Sablettes 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 Winery Sablettes wines with technical and enological descriptions.

The top sweet wines of Winery Sablettes

Food and wine pairings with a sweet wine of Winery Sablettes

How Winery Sablettes wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of fruity desserts or blue cheese such as recipes of apple cake or pumpkin and blueberry no-dough pie in the microwave.

Organoleptic analysis of sweet wines of Winery Sablettes

On the nose the sweet wine of Winery Sablettes. often reveals types of flavors of pineapple, apples or peach and sometimes also flavors of apricot, nutty or honey. In the mouth the sweet wine of Winery Sablettes. is a powerful with a good balance between acidity and sweetness.

The best vintages in the sweet wines of Winery Sablettes

  • 2005With an average score of 4.10/5
  • 2013With an average score of 4.10/5
  • 2011With an average score of 4.00/5
  • 2007With an average score of 4.00/5
  • 2012With an average score of 3.90/5
  • 2010With an average score of 3.90/5

The grape varieties most used in the sweet wines of Winery Sablettes.

  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Sémillon

Discovering 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.

Classic Sauternes has a DeepGoldenColor (darker than most other dessert wines), which turns a deep amber color with bottle age. Its aromas include flower and stone fruit, with a hint of honeysuckle - the hallmark of botrytized wines. The best wines balance sweetness with acidity, concentration with freshness and power with elegance. Sauternes wines are primarily made from the Sémillon grape, which accounts for about eight out of every ten vines in the local vineyard.

Sauvignon Blanc accounts for most of the remaining vineyard and is the dominant grape in a small handful of Sauternes wines. Semillon forms a broad, well-structured base with aromas of beeswax and apricot, while Sauvignon Blanc contributes its characteristic herbal aromas and enough acidity to keep the resulting wine fresh rather than mouthwatering. These two varieties (sometimes supplemented by a small amount of Muscadelle and Sauvignon Gris) have become the preferred varieties here, not only because they are also used to make dry white Bordeaux wines, but also because of their susceptibility to a particular type of fungus, Botrytis cinerea (often just botrytis). Apart from yeast, without which the grape juice cannot ferment into wine, one would not expect a fungus to play a key role in winemaking.

Discover other wineries and winemakers neighboring the Winery Sablettes

Planning a wine route in the of Sauternes? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of wines similar to Winery Sablettes.

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 Winery Sablettes and wines from the region

Stephen Brook: ‘It is astonishing how rapidly changes can take place in the Bordeaux region’

My book The Complete Bordeaux, which has been revised every five years, is soon to be published in its fourth edition. This may seem like excessive haste, given the scope of the book, but it is astonishing how rapidly changes can take place in the region. Burgundy, in contrast, is relatively stable, since most properties are family-owned and tend to stay that way. But not so in Bordeaux, where there are ample opportunities for newcomers to acquire established properties, as they have been doing ...

DBR Lafite CEO Jean-Guillaume Prats to step down

Jean-Guillaume Prats is set to leave the business around four years after being appointed CEO and president of Domaines Barons de Rothschild (DBR Lafite). A DBR Lafite spokesperson said Prats would leave before the end of the year, in order to ‘devote himself to his family business and to consulting’. Group chairwoman Saskia de Rothschild will take over the executive management of DBR Lafite as of December. Prats’ arrival at DBR Lafite was announced in November 2017 as part of a leadership ...

Courvoisier Mizunara: the launch of a collaborative Cognac

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The word of the wine: Jeroboam

Bottle with a capacity of 5 litres.