Dessert, Northern Hungary, Bordeaux

Bordeaux produces some of the most highly sought after and revered wines in the world. Located close to the coast, in the south-west of France the town and is divided by the Gironde River. Wines to the west of the river are referred to as left bank, and are Cabernet dominant. To the East of the river, on the right bank Merlot is the dominant grape variety. Throughout the 57 appellations, over 10,000 wine-making châteaux grow the red grapes; Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec. These are commonly blended and collectively referred to as clarets. Smaller amounts of Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc is also grown in Bordeaux.

In 1855, due to the high export demands of Bordeaux wines, Emporer Napoleon III requested an official Bordeaux classification system, based on market costs of the wines at the time. The Chateaux were classified into five ‘growths’ from first growth to fifth growth and cru Bourgois. Also in 1855 The Sauternes and Barsac classification covered the sweeter wines, with Chateau d’Yquem the only Superior First Growth, followed by Premiers Crus and Deux Deuxièmes Crus.
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  1. Disznókő Tokaji Late Harvest Furmint 2018 500ml
    Sweet. László Mészáros makes this late harvest wine from mainly botrytised Furmint grapes, which have shrivelled to around half of their original volume. The short aging has kept the wine's pungent and fruity aromas and flavours intact, ... Learn More
  2. Chateau La Tour Blanche 2016 (Bonded - En Primeur)
    Chateau La Tour Blanche is best served at 14 degrees Celsius. The cool, almost cellar temperature gives the wine more freshness and lift. "The 2016 La Tour Blanche has a typically rich bouquet with clear honey, orange blossom and a touch of ... Learn More
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  3. Chateau Lafaurie Peyraguey 2001 375ml
    95 points James Suckling; This is powerful and racy with lots of class. Full body, very sweet with lots of spicy botrytis character. Intense. Drink or hold. Stone fruit flavours with lingering notes of chamomile, butterscotch and meringue create a polished ... Learn More
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  4. Chateau Lafaurie Peyraguey 2016 (Bonded - En Primeur)
    A great wine from the finest terroir, awarded an incredible 99 points from wine critic James Suckling. "The 2016 Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey has a perfumed, minerally bouquet that is taut and focused, beautifully defined and very precise. The palate is very well ... Learn More
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  5. Chateau Coutet 2016
    A blend of 75% Semillon, 23% Sauvignon Blanc and 2% Muscadelle. The nose is characterised by dominant citrus aromas, such as orange and grapefruit. It also shows notes of pineapple, peach, vanilla and broom flower with a hint of toasted brioche. The attack ... Learn More
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  6. Chateau Lafaurie Peyraguey 2005 375ml
    95 points James Suckling; This is powerful and racy with lots of class. Full body, very sweet with lots of spicy botrytis character. Intense. Drink or hold. Stone fruit flavours with lingering notes of chamomile, butterscotch and meringue create a polished ... Learn More
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  7. Chateau Doisy Daene 2011
    Viscous green plum, green almond, quince, pineapple, fig and pear notes blend together on the nose. The long, toasted almond and ginger-filled finish has terrific depth. Scored 95-98 from Wine Spectator ... Learn More
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  8. Chateau Suduiraut 2019 (En Primeur - Delivery 2022)
    This vintage is a blend of 94% Semillon and 6% Sauvignon Blanc, and has 130 g/L residual sugar. Rich and sweet, yet impeccably balanced. "The 2019 is a gorgeous and totally compelling wine." - Antonio Galloni Suduiraut's winemaker Pierre Pascaud has produced a ... Learn More
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  9. Chateau Rieussec Sauternes 2007 (375Ml)
    Rieussec is a Premier Cru Class producer from the world best Dessert wine region. ... Learn More
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  10. Chateau Coutet Sauternes 2000 500Ml
    Château Coutet is a Premier Cru Classé (French: First Growth) sweet wine from the Sauternes-Barsac appellation located in Barsac, in the southern part of France’s Bordeaux vineyards. Château Coutet is one of the oldest Sauternes producing vineyards. ... Learn More
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  11. Chateau La Tour Blanche Sauternes 2007
    Château La Tour-Blanche is a small estate producing only 4,500 cases each vintage of its delectable sweet white made from Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadelle. One of the first vineyards to be granted Premier Cru status, it has only been ... Learn More
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  12. Chateau La Tour Blanche Sauternes 1989
    Intense and exotic; ripe and rich botrytis flavors explode on the palate to a long finish. Very sweet and full in body, it packs in the spice, white pepper, cream, coffee, quince and dried apricot notes. - Wine Spectator Medium ... Learn More
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  13. Chateau Suduiraut 2001
    In 2001 winemaker Pierre Pascaud has produced a quite extraordinary wine that is a real contender for 'wine of the vintage'. With an elegant honeyed nose, this seductive, creamy, opulent wine explodes on the palate with layers upon layers of complex ... Learn More
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  14. Chateau D'Yquem 2009 (375Ml)
    "Pale to medium gold colored, the 2009 d'Yquem bursts from the glass with gregarious crème caramel, allspice, dried apricots, mandarin peel and pineapple upside down cake scents plus a fragrant undercurrent of fungi, acacia honey, candied ginger, musk perfume and ... Learn More
  15. Chateau D'Yquem 2003 (375Ml)
    No other dessert wine can match Chateau d'Yquem for fame or quality. "Mid amber. Vanilla cream, white chocolate, butter and orange zest. Succulent and clean on the finish. Reverberant acidity. Simply stunning. Could this be bettered? Hard to imagine how. 20/20 ... Learn More
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