CHÂTEAU DE CÉRONS

2015 Blanc Graves

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Grapes Sauv Blanc, Sémillon
Colour White
Origin France, Bordeaux
Sub-district Graves
ABV 12.5%

This is really lovely, citrus pith, wax and honeycomb, not shouty, elegant, even understated, but on the palate the texture builds, lovely persistence, rich acid, citrus skin once more, quite a bit of Semillon here, a wine that makes you think. Drinking range: 2017 - 2023 L&S (May 2017)

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New to the range and well worth discovering as an example of the merits of the traditional white Bordeaux blend of Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc. The nose doesn't give much away at first, but then you find yourself with an appetising mouthful of honeyed quince fruit and soft buttery texture turning to a bright, lemon-zest finish. Rating: 89 www.thewinegang.com (Oct 2017)

The 2015 Château de Cérons has a straightforward white peach and citrus-scented bouquet. The palate has a twist of sour lemon on the entry, well-judged acidity and a slightly "worked" finish with mango and guava notes coming through with aeration. It will need a couple of years in bottle, but there is good potential here. Drinking range: 2018 - 2028 Rating: 88-90 Neal Martin, www.robertparker.com (Apr 2016)

Château de Cérons

A property run by Caroline and Xavier Perromat. Caroline worked at Haut Bailly for 15 years alongside Véronique Sanders - they both arrived there in 1998, but now she is working with her husband with his family estate. This is one to watch in the Graves, with brilliant white wine to rival many Crus Classés, and red of superb refinement and delicacy of tannin. The 2015 and 2016 vintages show the increased volume on the palate that Caroline would like to bring to the red wines here. There is also a small volume of Cérons, the tiny appellation for sweet wine which is a bit lighter and dryer than most Sauternes, refined and very elegant.

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