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Château Smith-Haut-Lafitte Pessac-Léognan White 2020

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Suave and caressing in feel, this drapes beautifully, with …

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Wine Type and Color

White Still

Magazine Issue

Web Only - 2022

Summary

Primary Grape

Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is historically connected to two French winemaking regions: the Loire Valley and Bordeaux. It most likely originated in the former, which today still makes single-variety expressions to global acclaim. In Bordeaux, where the grape's roots also run centuries deep, winemakers blend Sauvignon Blanc with Sémillon and small percentages of Muscadelle for dry whites and, in the Sauternes and Barsac appellations, world-renowned botrytized dessert wines.

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Other Grapes

Sémillon, Sauvignon Gris

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Château Smith-Haut-Lafitte Pessac-Léognan White 2020

Suave and caressing in feel, this drapes beautifully, with …

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Details

Wine Type and Color

White Still

Magazine Issue

Web Only - 2022

Summary

Primary Grape

Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is historically connected to two French winemaking regions: the Loire Valley and Bordeaux. It most likely originated in the former, which today still makes single-variety expressions to global acclaim. In Bordeaux, where the grape's roots also run centuries deep, winemakers blend Sauvignon Blanc with Sémillon and small percentages of Muscadelle for dry whites and, in the Sauternes and Barsac appellations, world-renowned botrytized dessert wines.

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Overhead photo of various ingreidnets that make up the grape

Other Grapes

Sémillon, Sauvignon Gris

Other Grapes

Sémillon, Sauvignon Gris

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