Premier Cru Classé Elegance with a Global Ecological Approach
Golden-hued wine with exotic fruit and floral notes on the nose. Combining fruity freshness with candied flavors of botrytised fruit on the palate, it's full, dense, well-balanced, and approachable. The long, lingering finish features honey, pear, citrus, and spice notes. An uninhibited, elegant, and modern indulgence.
- 91 The Wine Independent
- 90-91 VertedeVin
- Blend of 65% Sauvignon blanc and 35% Sémillon.
Food Pairing: Enjoy this wine with foie gras, blue cheese, crème brûlée, or fruit-based desserts such as peach cobbler or apricot tart.
Cellaring: Now to 2035
STORY BEHIND THIS WINE
Château Guiraud, a Premier Cru Classé in Sauternes since 1855, seamlessly blends history with modernity. Acquired in 2006 by dynamic winemakers Robert Peugeot, Xavier Planty, Stefan Von Neipperg, and Olivier Bernard, it champions a global ecological approach. Spanning 100 hectares, notable for its 35% Sauvignon plantation compared to the 15% of Sauternes neighbors, the estate has been certified organic since 2011. Petit Guiraud embodies luxury accessibility, and meticulous vinification in stainless steel tanks and barrels yields a fresh, precise wine. Guided by renowned owners, Château Guiraud signifies a steadfast commitment to quality and sustainability in every sip.