The powerful 1er Cru Classé Sauternes-Barsac of Château Coutet shines into the glass with a dense platinum yellow. This wine also shows reflections in the center. After the first swirl, this dessert wine reveals high density and richness, which is evident in distinct church windows at the edge of the glass. This French cuvée flatters wonderfully expressive notes of prunes, dried fruit, fruit breads and raisins in the glass. It is joined by hints of lovage, Mediterranean herbs and garrigue.
The 1er Cru Classé Sauternes-Barsac can be described as particularly fruit-driven and velvety, having been vinified with a wonderfully sweet flavor profile. Due to the balanced fruit acidity, the 1er Cru Classé Sauternes-Barsac flatters the palate with a pleasing feel, without lacking freshness at the same time. The finale of this very ripe dessert wine from the wine-growing region of Bordeaux finally captivates with good reverberation.
Vinification of the Château Coutet 1er Cru Classé Sauternes-Barsac
The powerful 1er Cru Classé Sauternes-Barsac from France is a cuvée, pressed from the grape varieties Moscatel, Muscadelle, Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon. The grapes for this dessert wine from France are harvested, at the time of optimal ripeness, exclusively by hand . After the harvest, the grapes arrive at the winery by the fastest route. Here they are sorted and carefully ground. Then fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures. At the end of fermentation .
Food recommendation for Château Coutet 1er Cru Classé Sauternes-Barsac
This French wine is best enjoyed well chilled at 8 - 10°C. It is perfect as an accompanying wine to roasted trout with ginger pear, fruity endive salad or yogurt mousse with poppy seeds.
Awards for the 1er Cru Classé Sauternes-Barsac from Château Coutet
In addition to an icon wine reputation, this dessert wine from Château Coutet can also boast awards and top ratings beyond 90 points. In detail, these are for the 2011 vintage
- Wine Spectator - 97 points
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