Bordeaux wines with sweetness extend beyond the famous Sauternes appellation. There are eight other areas in Bordeaux delivering super wines with varying levels of sweetness. And they pair particularly well with a variety of savory foods!
Sauternes is a sweet wine appellation south of Bordeaux that includes five small villages. One of them, Barsac, is a sister AOP and home to Château Doisy-Daëne and many other producers. Fantastic wines are produced with modest prices. An area to check out if you’re new to Sauternes style wines.
A dessert style wine implies it’s for dessert. Who named it that anyway?!? I’m here to tell you they aren’t just for dessert, they pair brilliantly with savory dishes and salty snacks. Many sweet wines are fascinating. I say “many” as some are mass produced with nothing but sweetness. I’m talking about those that see botrytis (noble rot) or that… Read more »