About the Wine
The 41-hectare vineyard of Chateau Lafaurie Peyraguey is planted to 93% Semillon, 6% Sauvignon Blanc and 1% Muscadelle. The vines are planted to a density that is kept at an even 6,666 vines per hectare. On average, the vines are close to 40 years of age.
The Chateau Lafaurie Peyraguey Sauternes is vinified in new and used, French oak barrels. The wine is aged in an average of 60% new, French oak barrels for 18 – 20 months. Chateau Lafaurie Peyraguey produces an average of 5,500 cases of Sauternes per year.
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This is a BHW Direct Import/Ex-Chateau item.This is a futures item that is expected to deliver in 2025.
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The 2022 Clos Haut-Peyraguey is laced with scents of tangerine oil, mint, white flowers, and ripe green pear. Creamy and unctuous, but not at all heavy, the 2022 is showing beautifully today. All the elements are so well balanced in this classy, understated Sauternes from Bernard Magrez. Yields were just 9 hectoliters per hectare. Tasted two times. ~93-96 AG-VM
This young Sauternes shows botrytis spice with dried mushroom and stone character. Light honey. Medium body. Dried fruit and a sweet finish. Spicy at the end with dried mushroom. 80% semillon and 20% sauvignon blanc. ~94-95 JS