BORDEAUX 2020 En PRIMEUR - DELIVERY June 2022. PRICES IN BOND. 96-97/100 Points. "This is a dense, layered Sauternes for the vintage, with lots of dried apple, peach and orange, as well as spicy undertones from the botrytis. It’s full-bodied and flavorful. Serious for the vintage." James Suckling
Limited quantity : only 3,22HL/Ha produced
Overlooking the village of Bommes, the Lafaurie-Peyraguey vineyards lie at the heart of the appellation on a high gravel terrace with Yquem as their closest neighbour.
Since its acquisition by the lover of Grands Crus and businessman Silvio Denz, also CEO of Lalique, in 2014, Lafaurie-Peyraguey has undergone a real revolution with qualitative rise that has elevated it to the rank of the greatest Sauternes.
Surface: 30 ha
Yield: 3.22 hl/ha
Fermentation: 10 to 15 days in french oak barrels of 225 liters.
Ageing: 10 months with 1/3 new French oak barrels of 225 liters and 8 months in stainless steel vats.
88% - Sémillon
12% - Sauvignon blanc