Château Guiraud

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" La Maison Noble du Bayle ", first name of Château Guiraud was owned by de Mons de Saint Poly family. On February 1766, the 22nd Pierre Guiraud, a Bordeaux protestant merchant, buys it for 53.000 livres. When he dies in 1799, he hands it down to his son Louis who will make a great estate out of Bayle, and above all a great growth, saving it from the devaluation where it has been since 1793. In 1837, the estate he bequeaths to his son Louis Aman is worth 250.000 francs. With this last succession, Bayle leaves Guiraud family while its value has been multiplied by three in less than 40 years. Within 80 years and three generations, Guiraud had become a prestigious growth, recognized in 1855 as a first growth by the imperial classification. July 20th 2006, Château Guiraud was purchased by four personalities: an industrial, Robert Peugeot and three wine makers, Olivier Bernard, Stephan Von Neipperg and Xavier Planty. The meeting of these four men during a dinner in Paris was the founding event of Read more »

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  • Chateau Guiraud Bordeaux Sauternes Grand Cru 2006

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    This well-regarded Sauternes does not disappoint; the beautiful Tokaj-like color is exalted by an inviting nose of Seville marmalade, ginger, and tropical honey. On the palate is a smooth, treacle-like sweetness topped off bya gentle orange and creamsicle finish. Delicious. 91 points Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden


  • I’m so glad I found this tasting happening at my work's social clubhouse because my intended attendance at the trade tasting didn’t eventuate. I’m gutted that I missed out on the chance to taste the 2001 Cuvee Madame. I’ll have to dig deep into the pockets for a glass now, thank goodness for tax returns time! I had previously provided an introdu... Read More

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  •    I just posted almost all of my notes on Bordeaux 2012 on my ... But also quite good, was the Chateau Guiraud Sauternes 2003. This was a 2003 that had much balancing vivacity to its spicy opulence.  Wow, now that was one special dinner.  I also enjoyed a few verticals, including a nice vertical and dinner at Chateau Maucaillou in Moulis: 200... Read More

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  • Château Guiraud Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Sauternes 1996

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    Caramel, vanilla on the nose... Very sweet long finish Read More

    Wine review by mikespeer


  • Château Guiraud Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Sauternes 2005

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    Beautiful gold in the glass. Candied apricot, honey and candied citrus peel on the nose. Richly flavored with sweet honey and candied apricot and peach. Rich and pretty. Feels decadent but possesses wonderful acid balance.4/14/12 Read More

    Wine review by VegasOenophile


  • Château Guiraud Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Barsac Petit Guiraud 2007

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    Dried honeyed pineapple, tropical fruits, and a little bit of citrus and floral aromas on the nose. Flavors include lively, bright, tropical fruit (pineapple, mango, peaches), a judicious bit of oak with a creamy finish. Read More

    Wine review by Craig Bilodeau


  • Château Guiraud le G de Chateau Blanc Sec 2008

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    Grapefruit, citrus, and some nutty notes on the nose. Good acidity and green apple on the palate. Read More

    Wine review by Matthijs Visser


  • Château Guiraud Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Barsac Petit Guiraud 2007

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    Sweetness that almost resembles a liquour with a kick of strong alchol on the palate. Hints of mango and honey mixed in with other tropical fruits. Rich, creamy finish with a slight touch of oak. Read More

    Wine review by tabednar


  • Chateau Jougrand Guiraud Domaine Jougrand Guiraud St Chinian 2006

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    Wine review by smithdaj54


  • Château Guiraud Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Sauternes 2009

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    This is a bird of a different feather, with an exotic, vibrant aroma of toasted coconut ... Best from 2015 through 2040. -JM Read More

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