Best Sauternes Wine

Sauternes is the name of a region in the Graves district of southern Bordeaux, France as well as the namesake of the dessert wine made there.

The wine is made by blending semillon, sauvignon blanc and muscadelle grapes, all affected by “noble rot” (botrytis cinerea) that concentrates their sweetness. Sauternes is a smooth, creamy wine with flavors of apricot, peach, pineapple and vanilla.

It can be paired with cheeses, desserts, egg dishes and nuts. The classic pairing is with foie gras.

My reviews of these best value Sauternes wines are updated weekly. These Sauternes wines offer great taste at a good price. You'll find food pairings for Sauternes in my wine matcher. This is just a sampling of my reviews, but you can get all of them when you join my wine community.
 

Château De Malle 2003
Ac Sauternes, 2E Cru, Bordeaux, France
A lusciously rich dessert wine with honeyed apricot notes. Alcohol: 14%  375 ml  Drink: 2008‐2012  Price: $49.95 Score: 92/100

This Château De Malle was reviewed May 24, 2008 by Natalie MacLean

LCBO: 64964  Check Stock
 

Château Filhot 2E Cru 2007
A.C., Sauternes, Bordeaux, France
Beautiful concentrated sunshine after a spring rainstorm. Sweet peach preserves and honeyed goodness. Layers of pleasure. Alcohol: 13.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2011‐2020  Top Rated Dessert Wine  Price: $22.00 Score: 94/100

This wine was reviewed July 9, 2011 by Natalie MacLean

LCBO: 97907  Check Stock
 

Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey Sauternes, 1Er Cru 2007
A.C., Bordeaux, France
Stunning concentration of apricot preserves and honeyed richness. Perfect after-dinner drink. Alcohol: 13.5%  Sweetness: Sweet  375 ml  Drink: 2011‐2020  Best Dessert Wine  Price: $37.00 Score: 95/100

This wine was reviewed October 29, 2011 by Natalie MacLean

LCBO: 99804  Check Stock
 

Castelnau De Suduiraut 2Nd Wine Of Ch. Suduiraut 2009
A.C., Sauternes, Bordeaux, France
Gorgeous profusion of peach and pear preserves with honeyed elixir finish. Wow. A luscious blend of Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc grapes. Alcohol: 14%  Sweetness: Sweet  750 ml  Drink: 2013‐2025  Divine Dessert Wine  Price: $42.95 Score: 93/100

This wine was reviewed December 7, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

LCBO: 348797  1113 in stock
 

Chateau De Myrat 2009
Sauternes, Bordeaux, Aoc, France
Apricot supreme. Platonic essence of liquid sweet sensuality. Alcohol: 14%  Sweetness: Sweet  750 ml  Drink: 2013‐2025  Divine Dessert Wine  Top Rated Dessert Wine  Price: $27.85 Score: 98/100

This wine was reviewed August 31, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

LCBO: 188995  Check Stock
 


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