Wine Region: Barsac, France
Grapes: Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle.
With a pretty gold color, this wine has a slightly discreet nose that opens on a palette of aromatic notes, fine, subtle and where we find sweet spices, honey, vanilla, nice roasted or even slightly cocoa notes. The whole is supported by a touch of candied berries and citrus zest. On the palate, Château Coutet 2006 is more delicate than powerful. It is an elegant marriage of melted aromatic notes and an impression of liquor that develops on a beautiful mineral freshness, classic Barsac. With a very good balance, it shows delicacy and aromatic fullness.
About the Winery
English fortress built in the 13th century, this citadel whose square tower is typical of the military constructions of the time, became a vineyard in 1643. A time property of the Lur-Saluces family, it housed the stables of the Château d'Yquem, transformed today into a winery. Vertical wine presses from the 1920s, a 14th century chapel and the paved courtyard personalize the property.
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