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AOP Sauternes

Château de Malle 2nd Cru Classé 2012

€850 Bottle of 10cl

This Château de Malle ranked second in the Grand Cru classification of 1855. On this clay-gravel terroir, the sémillon (69%), the sauvignon (28%) and the muscadelle (3%) fully articulate to offer freshness and a pleasant lenght in mouth to this vintage.

Bottle of 10cl €850
Sauternes Second Cru Classé Château de Malle 2012

Specifications

Vineyard name Château de Malle 2nd Cru Classé
Label of origin AOP Sauternes
Vintage 2012
Grape varieties Sémillon (69%), Sauvignon (28%), Muscadelle (3%)
Tasting conditions 10 °C
Location Bordeaux
Alcohol level 13.0%

Winemaker

Paul-Henry de Bournazel

The Château de Malle was built at the beginning of the 17th century. It relates the story of a family which renown was confirmed in 1855. After almost a century, the Count Pierre de Bournazel takes over the property inherited from his uncle and godfather Pierre de Lur-Saluces and succeeds in its total rehabilitation. After his death, his wife and children still carry on his legacy to foster this splendid property classified historic monument.

Food and wine pairings

Appetizer
  • Mushrooms puff pastry
Vegetarian dish
  • Indian curry wirh vegetebles
Cheeses
  • Roquefort cheese
Desserts
  • Lemon pie, 
  • Vanilla ice cream