2005 Vendange Tardive - Dessert Wine

2005 Vendange Tardive - Dessert Wine
Case contains 6 bottles
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€93.00 per case
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A rich gold colour with flavours of apricot and quince and a good sweet and fresh balance.


Made from some of our oldest Semillon vines in years when conditions enable us to harvest grapes with naturally high sugar levels at the end of October. At Grand Mayne this happens once every four or five years. 

The grapes are harvested by hand, before a gentle pressing followed by fermentation and then ageing in barrel for 24 months to achieve a succulent balance between acidity and sweetness.

Priced per case of six bottles.

Wine Notes

Additional Information

Bottle Size 50cl
Grapes Semillon 100 %
Vinification Manual harvest with selective sorting. Individual plot selection. Long barrel fermentation. 24-month maturation in barrels (50% new).
Tasting Bright golden-yellow robe. Nose with notes of candied fruits (apricots) carried by freshness of citrus-zest aromas. A remarkable balance of freshness, roundness and sweetness.
Cellaring From 5 to 15 years or more
Food pairing Aperitifs, foie gras with figs, fried king prawns, roast chicken with confit of lemon, sweetbreads or medallions of veal with morel sauce and Sauternes, blue cheese, fruit tart, fruit salad.
Wine Reviews

Feefo Reviews - Average 100% (4 reviews)

Date Score Customer Comment Our Response
22-Nov-2018 Product:

The service is Brilliant. The wine is superb & it is excellent value for money. What's not to like?
27-Jan-2018 Product:

Excellent value for money, typical of the non cloying sweetness of the best 'vins moelleux'. Thanks for the great review. It's much appreciated.
15-Jan-2018 Product:

Because it's good but not 5 star good Thanks for the good review. Much apprecuated.
12-Jan-2018 Product:

Excellent Many thanks for this wonderful review.  It's one of my favourites too!
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