Le Tertre du Lys d'Or Sauternes 2018

Profile Dessert
Region Bordeaux
Body Medium-full

375ml - Dessert wine

The wine Le Tertre Du Lys D'or is a White wine produced in the Bordeaux region in France, by Grands Vins De Gironde. The origins of Grands Vins de Gironde can be dated back to the year 1820, with the foundation of Maison De Luze, one of the first wine merchants to set up in Bordeaux.

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Tasting Notes

When to drink
Encourage cellaring for up to 5 years
On the nose
The nose displays lifted top notes of honeyed apricot followed by some raisin, toffee and spice.
On the palate
Rich and luscious palate texture showing excellent concentration with mouth-filling flavours of honey, raisins, apricot and spice. Clean finish with a long aftertaste of honey, apricot and raisin.
Product Notes
The most famous and prestigious sweet white wine in the world, vines of the Appellation Sauternes Controlee are stimulated by a unique microclimate during autumn, as sunny, dry weather of the day alternates with cool fog at night. Due to the meagre yields of two to three glasses per vine.