Chateau Roûmieu-Lacoste Sauternes 2019 (Sauternes, France)

Chateau Roûmieu-Lacoste Sauternes 2019
(Sauternes, France)


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About this Wine:
Roûmieu-Lacoste, situated in Haut Barsac, originates from Hervé Dubourdieu’s mother’s side of the family, dating back to 1890. He also owns Château Graville-Lacoste and Château Ducasse, where he grows grapes for his Graves Blanc and Bordeaux Blanc, respectively. Roûmieu-Lacoste produces a particularly robust, powerfully styled Sauternes with pronounced acidity. The Graves Blanc and the Bordeaux Blanc are very different from others from their appellations: Hervé blends a high proportion of Sémillon and a splash of Muscadelle with Sauvignon Blanc, creating a rich, full, aromatic mid-palate to complement the clean finish.

"The Roûmieu-Lacoste is a ravishing beast, its decadent sweetness matched only by its refreshing acidity. The excellent balance and dazzling complexity make it a thrill to drink now and a sure thing for the cellar.

Don’t underestimate the number of occasions this beauty will serve you. It is a habit-forming apéritif with or without foie gras. It marries better with cheeses than most reds, and the French are known to admire it with Sunday’s roast chicken. Try it with shucked oysters for the most unlikely of revelations. And with dessert? Yes. As dessert? Yes." —Anthony Lynch, Importer

Aging: Aged in 225-L barrels from Bordelaise oak for 12-24 months

Alcohol: 14.5%

Vines: 45-48 years old