1995 Ch Nairac 2ème Cru Barsac

Colour
Port & Sweet
Producer
Château Nairac
Region
Barsac, Sweet Bordeaux
Grape
Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle
Drinking
2005-2015
Case Size
12x75cl
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1995 Ch Nairac 2ème Cru Barsac
Colour
Port & Sweet
Producer
Château Nairac
Region
Barsac, Sweet Bordeaux
Grape
Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle
Drinking
2005-2015
Case Size
12x75cl
Available Now

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Tasting Notes

Jancis Robinson, February 2011, Score: 17

Darker and more orange than most. Very big and marmalade. Some caramelised citrus peel. Very sweet start and then lots of interest. No shortage of acidity. Very nervy and long. This seems as though it is going to go on forever. Drink 2006-2032

Region

Barsac, Sweet Bordeaux

It is not an exaggeration to say that these are the greatest sweet wines in the world. They are the result of a serendipitous marriage of grape variety, location, annual weather conditions and human care and determination. The vineyards are located on the banks of the cool spring-fed Ciron river which, in autumn, flows into the warmer tidal Garonne and creates rolling evening mists which clothe the vines until the afternoon sun burns them off the following day. This cycle creates perfect conditions for the development of botrytis cinerea or noble rot, and the resulting grape juice is a super concentrated sweet, ambrosial nectar which makes the most heavenly and complex wines with extraordinary ability to age. In 1855 the wines were classified into first and second growths, with Ch d'Yquem rightly receivingits own super status of premier grand cru. Other stunning wines include Chx Sudiraut, Rieussec, Coutet and Climens. While seductively fragrant and sweet when young, if you can bear to wait, you will be amply rewarded with lusciously rich, exotically complex wine.

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