2012 Saint Croix du Mont
|Grapes||Sauv Blanc, Muscadelle, Sémillon|
|District||Entre Deux Mers|
|Village||Saint Croix du Mont|
A little gem of a dessert wine, filled with raisin and marmalade fruit, a whiff of botrytis and then lovely balancing acidity, that leads in to a satisfying creamy finish. L&S (Sep 2016)
*Case price: Mix any 12 bottles of wine or 6 bottles of Champagne, Spirits or Fortified to get the 'case price' for each bottle.
This is a great price for a well-balanced, well-made sweet wine from just outside Sauternes with a delightful suggestion of the famous noble rot. Not that intense but certainly very acceptable in a baked-apple sort of way. Jancis Robinson MW OBE - www.JancisRobinson.com(Dec 2016)
Certainly isn’t expensive for an attractive sweet wine! Not that intense but certainly acceptable in a baked apple sort of way. GV Drinking range: 2015 - 2017 Rating: 16 Jancis Robinson MW OBE - www.JancisRobinson.com(Sep 2016)
For more than a century, the Armand family has worked they vineyard of Sainte-Croix du Mont, and the land has become more than just work for them. In the 1930's, Pierre Armand saw an opportunity and purchased Château La Caussade, a property with a long-standing and distinguished reputation. It was in 1969, when Claude Armand took over with his son and present owner, Yves, that the quality and reputation of the property was finally and fully restored to its former glory.
Time to fortify yourself against the winter chill. Wines to sip from small glasses whilst relaxing in a cosy armchair, slippers on, in front of a blazing fire. Fino sherry to liven the mind before dinner; a complex and luxurious Amontillado; Port both Tawny and Ruby; some red dessert wine from Maury to enjoy with some fine and dark chocolate; some warming Madeira; a selection of fine sweeties from classic regions; and a small bottle of super-sweet but oh so wonderful Pedro Ximenez.
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