Château LavilleSauternes 2018 (Half Bottle)Product code: 13734
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Château Laville Sauternes wine is a vivacious, distinguished expression of the Sauternes region in France. It exudes rich, botrytised flavours, underpinned by fresh citrus and apricot notes. On the palate, the wine manifests distinct layers of marmalade, honey, and spice, beautifully balanced by its vibrant acidity, culminating in a lingering, nuanced finish. The age-worthy dessert wine, fashioned from predominantly Sémillon grapes, showcases the sublime artistry of French winemaking. It pairs wonderfully with a range of decadent desserts and blue cheeses, making it a truly splendid selection for exquisite dining and special occasions. Enjoy this indulgent journey of taste in each bottle of Château Laville Sauternes.
About the Winery
Château Laville in Bordeaux, France, is an utterly enchanting winery nestled between the rolling hills of Sauternes region, where the property extends over 35 hectares. Why? This south-facing vineyard enjoys an ideal geographical location, blessed with the region's temperate climate and cool evening breezes. Stretching along the valley, this vineyard is well-placed to foster the growth of remarkably high-quality grapes.
From the first moment you set foot in the vineyard, you will be captivated by the breathtaking landscapes, that frame an estate where vine cultivation goes back many generations. Merely standing in the vicinity of the vineyard, you can sense the commitment to quality and tradition that underpins every grape grown and bottle produced at Château Laville.
The estate produces the famous Château Laville's Premier Grand Vin Classé de Sauternes, enjoyed the world over by wine connoisseurs. This exquisite wine is developed from Semillon, Sauvignon, and Muscadelle grape varieties; these grapes are carefully selected and handpicked at the peak of their ripeness, ensuring a wine of exceptional quality and vibrant flavours.
At Château Laville, modern technology synergistically coexists with tradition. The winemaking process, while leveraging modern innovations, carefully respects the antique vinification techniques that have stood the test of time. The wine is aged in oak barrels, which impart their unique flavours and aromas, resulting in the creation of warm, rich bouquets that are characteristic of the wines that come from the Sauternes region.
Visiting this winery is a sensory experience second, to none. With its magnificent vine rows, splendid château, and state-of-the-art winemaking facilities, Château Laville provides unfiltered insight into the centuries-old tradition of French winemaking. Visitors can immerse themselves in the history of the vineyard and enjoy a tasting tour that showcases the exceptional wines grown and harvested here.
Ultimately, a trip to Château Laville offers a greater understanding of the passion, craft, and continuity that defines this acclaimed Bordeaux winery. So, next time you sip a glass of Château Laville's Sauternes, remember, you're not just enjoying a wine but sharing in a rich and storied legacy.