Tesco Finest Sauternes 37.5Cl

Tesco Finest Sauternes 37.5Cl
£ 12.00
  • Suitable for vegetarians
  • Energy611kJ 146kcal
  • Fat0g
  • Saturates0g
  • Sugars13.8g
  • Salt<0.01g

of the reference intake*
Typical values per 100g: Energy 489kJ / 117kcal

Product Description

  • Sauternes AOC
  • A sweet, luscious dessert wine with flavours of honey, dried apricots and baked fruits and a citrus refreshing finish. Made from hand picked grapes from a prestigious château in Sauternes and aged to enable the complex development of richness and flavour. A classic partner to Roquefort, duck liver pâté and fruit based desserts. Store in a cool dark place.



INGREDIENTS: Preservative (Sorbic Acid, Sulphur Dioxide, Nitrogen, Carbon Dioxide)

Allergy Information

  • Contains sulphites.

Tasting Notes

  • A richly sweet, luscious white wine with baked fruits, hints of orange and a delicious honeyed texture

Region of Origin

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Wine Colour


Alcohol Units



14% vol

Current Vintage



Yvon Mau

Type of Closure

Natural Cork

Wine Maker

Yvon Mau Producers Club



Alcohol Type


Taste Category

8 - Sweet and rich

Grape Variety

85% Semillion, 13% Sauvignon, 2% Muscadelle

Vinification Details

  • Grapes are meticulously harvested by hand; the botrytised grapes are then repeatedly sorted so that only those perfectly affected by noble rot are used to create the final wine. Fermentation is temperature-controlled in the winery, after which the wine is placed in oak barrels and matured for around 18 months. The individual grape varieties are carefully blended after maturation.


  • The Sauternes region has produced uniquely sweet style wines since well before the 18th century. The vagaries of climate from vintage to vintage, the extended length of time winegrowers must wait for noble rot (botrytis) to develop in the vineyards, and the time-consuming and meticulous harvesting techniques, combine to make Sauternes a very expensive, and very challenging, wine to produce.

Regional Information

  • The Sauternes region is located about forty kilometres southeast of Bordeaux. There are five communes: Sauternes, Barsac, Fargues de Langon, Bommes and Preignac. The Sauternes region is unique in that it is dedicated to producing exclusively sweet style wines. It excels in the development of "noble rot", or Botrytis, which is the critical ingredient in producing these great, naturally sweet wines. Sauternes with blue cheese or foie gras are classic wine and food pairings; it also makes a delicious aperitif, or digestif after a meal.

Storage Type


Storage Instructions

  • This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to 5 years

Alcohol Unit Other Text

Wine Effervescence


Store in a cool, dark place.

Produce of


Bottled in


Number of uses


Name and address

  • Tesco Stores Ltd.,
  • Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA,
  • U.K.

Net Contents

37.5cl e


Typical Values100mL containsOne glass (125 ml) contains
Energy489kJ / 117kcal611kJ / 146kcal
*Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)--

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