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1988 Nairac Bordeaux Blend - France - Bordeaux - Barsac - White - Sauternes-Barsac Deuxieme Cru Classe

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France - Bordeaux - Barsac

White Bordeaux Blend - Sauternes-Barsac Deuxieme Cru Classe
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Located near the northern road into Barsac, the wealthy Nairac family purchased the property in 1777 and were the owners until 1837 when they were forced to put it up for sale, having lost their substantial wealth in the French Revolution. The estate fell into serious disrepair and changed ownership several times over the next two centuries until the Heeter family purchased it in 1971. The family... More »

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Comm: 1996-2014 VF: 1996-2018

Author Melc
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 08/19/2011
Drink Dates 1996-2014

Very pleasant indeed. It had a well rounded sweetness with the texture of honey and tastes ranging from raisin to marmalade and a little oak. Rich and with a good balance although acidity is a bit on the low side. Brown sugar and toffee flavours as well. Very good to excellent

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