Corney & Barrow Sauternes 2012 Halves

Corney & Barrow Sauternes 2012 Halves


Corney & Barrow Sauternes 2012 Halves

This is outstanding value, ticking all of the boxes a good Sauternes should – that perfectly-pitched balance of luxuriant, ripe fruit and fresh, upbeat acidity, poised, elegant, sensual and rather lovely. *A BOOK AND A BOTTLE wine of the month - the perfect pairing with The Great... Read more

"A beautifully balanced wine which goes equally well with rich terrines, cheeses and desserts."

  • Sauvignon/Semillon
  • ABV 13.0%
  • Drink now / lay down
    2015 - 2025
  • Cork
  • Sweet
  • Vegetarian

“Luscious pudding wine from a top Sauternes property, flecked with honey, citrus peel and granny-smith apple zing.”

Jane MacQuitty, The Times

“A delightful and classic Sauternes, made for C&B by Château Giraud, a blue-blooded estate of the Sauternes aristocracy. A blend of Semillon with Sauvignon Blanc, it has the rich glycerine and honey aromatics of gentle Noble Rot, a touch of curry leaf and raisin, but plenty of apricotty fruit. Not too heavy on the palate, the juiciness of citrus cuts the richer, sweeter flavours and texture, to give this lovely presence, and clean, fresh finish.”

Tom Cannavan, Wine-Pages.Com



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