CLOS LE COMTE SAUTERNES
The Clos le Comte is a tiny 1.3 hectare of vines in Sauternes that average 50 years of age. Organically grown and harvested by hand after 3 to 5 passages through the vines, this remarkably fresh, elegant and exotic wine simply knocked us for six the first time we tasted it, and it has a similar effect on everyone who tries it. Wonderfully pure and simply delicious.
GRAPE VARIETY : 85% Semillon 10% Sauvignon 5%Muscadelle
LOCATION : Sauternes
SOIL : Gravel and limestone
WINEMAKING : Harvesting is done by hand with a several collects on the rhythm of the grapes maturation. Once the grapes harvested, the pressing ensures a delicate and progressive extraction of the juice.
AGEING IN BARREL : 12 to 18 months
AGEING POTENTIAL IN BOTTLE : 15 years
COLOR : Gold
NOSE : An immediately inviting nose, combining apricot fruit, creamy patisserie notes and a certain citrus
MOUTH : Complex and elegant, with a very long finish. Notes of toast, dried fruit and quince
SERVICE : Between 8ºC & 10ºC
FOOD PARING : Cheese and dessert