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Douceur d'Automne Vin Doux

White Wine, Switzerland
Delicious Geneva Dessert Wine.

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Douceur d'Automne Vin Doux

White Wine, Switzerland, Geneva

Availability: In stock

Delicious Geneva Dessert Wine.
A dessert wine made from Sémillon and Sauvignon.
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Douceur d'Automne Vin Doux

Douceur d'Automne Vin Doux, white 2010, Abeilles d Or

£35.40

White Wine, Switzerland, Geneva
Domaine des Abeilles d'Or

Domaine des Abeilles d'Or


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A dessert wine made from Sémillon and Sauvignon using cryo-extraction, where the grapes are artificially frozen to minus 7°C and then pressed. This is, in effect, an eiswein (or icewine), but as in Geneva it just doesn't freeze enough naturally, they pick and freeze the grapes. Goes wonderfully with foie gras, Roquefort cheese and chocolate desserts. Keeps to 10 years if cellared correctly.

Ben says (August 2016): A light, clean, muted yellow in colour, from a prettily labelled 50cl bottle. This is a tropical delight on the nose with banana, pineapple and mango all joined together in a sweet salad. The flavours intensify on the tongue and the honeyed richness explodes in the mouth but without any cloying unpleasantness. I adore ice wines from around the world and, frankly, don't care whether they are naturally occurring or artificially created as long as they are as delicious as this.

Serving Suggestions:

Goes wonderfully with foie gras, Roquefort cheese and chocolate desserts.

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Product code ABDOUCEUR
Bottle Size (L) 0.5
Winemaker Domaine des Abeilles d'Or
Colour White Wine
Sweet Yes
Variety Sauvignon Blanc
Country Switzerland
Region(s) Geneva
Ripeness Normal
Closure Natural Cork
Last Tasted 1 Aug 2016
Composition Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Vintages 2010
Vintages

[4114010] 2010

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2010

2010

size: 0.5
vintage:2010
stock: 24
product code:[4114010]
closure:Natural Cork
variety:Blend
alcohol:13
last checked in:2016-08-01
Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

The wine is a pale yellow to yellow-orange and has soft aromas of citrus on the nose and lively yet gentle sweet fruit on the palate, undepinned by a soft minerality. Serve around 8°C.

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