Château Gravas Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Sauternes 2009
A blend of 90% Semillon and 10% Sauvignon this Sauternes shows a lovely pale golden color with deep golden highlights, and it offers aromas of candied fruits backed up by a hint of exotic fruit (mango, guava). On the palate, it is ample and fleshy, leading into a silky and long finish. 375 mlAdd winemaker's notes
RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.
Medium-bodied, dense, very dry wine with interesting notes of cassis and spice - clove perhaps? - and notes of tobacco on the finish.
Absolutely loved this sweet desert wine. Paired it with bleu cheese and chocolate to balance out the sweetness of the wine. By far one of the best pairings I have ever had.
Very good sauternes, with moderate botyritis, good acidity, and nice balance. Toasted coconut and tropical fruit notes, with a soft sweet finish.
This Sauternes can be considered a young adult and gives you a sub-top quality wine for a very good price! Good balance between acids and sugars, subtle botrytis, but with less depth than the top of the class of this year. Easily accesible and certainly good for another 5-10 years!
External Reviews for Château Gravas Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Sauternes
A blend of 90% Semillon and 10% Sauvignon this Sauternes shows a lovely pale golden color with deep golden highlights, and it offers aromas of candied fruits backed up by a hint of exotic fruit (mango, guava). On the palate, it is ample and fleshy, leading into a silky and long finish. 375 ml
Food Pairings for Château Gravas Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Sauternes
Coconut Rice Sweet Potato Cheesecake
Spicy Salmon & Avocado Tower
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