2017 Chateau Roumieu Sauternes 375ml
2017 Chateau Roumieu Sauternes 375ml; Sauternes,France
Aromatics of yellow fruits and acacia blossom. On the palate it’s smooth and concentrated with dried currants, dried fruit and honey.
Sauvignon Blanc – Semillon is a classic white wine blend. It is most widely produced in France, most notably Bordeaux’s Graves district, where both Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon are well-established varieties. Within the Graves lies the world’s most prestigious sweet wine appellation, Sauternes.
Chateau Roumieu is a family-owned property passed down from generation to generation since the 18th century. The name “Roumieu” refers to an important stage along the ancient pilgrimage route of “Saint-Jacques de Compostelle”, or St. James’ Way, back in medieval times – when “Roumieu” was used by the Moors to describe the Christians. A scallop shell, adopted as the Chateau’s emblem, features on the label, as “Saint-Jacques” is the French word for scallop. The Château is located on the calcareous-clay plateau of Haut-Barsac, on the same terroir as the most prestigious Cru wines of Sauternes, with Climens (1st cru) and Doisy-Védrines (2nd cru) both adjoining the property. Over the years, the Craveia-Goyaud family has committed to protect the unique character of the terroir.