Château Sigalas-Rabaud - Sauternes

Château Sigalas-Rabaud, is a 14-hectare wine-growing estate located in Bommes in the Gironde. In AOC Sauternes, it is classified Premier Grand Cru in the official 1855 Bordeaux wine classification.

What are the specificities of Château Sigalas-Rabaud?

The Château Sigalas-Rabaud takes its name from the first two owners of the estate (Rabaud family then Sigalas family). Today it is the property of the Lambert family (descendants of the Sigalas family). Enjoying a terroir of sandy-clayey gravel, the estate is proud to cultivate its vines in lutte raisonnée in order to respect the environment. To the south-east of Bordeaux, the Château is located next to Châteaux Lafaurie Peyraguey, Rayne Vigneau and Rabaud Promis.

 

The estate from the left bank of Garonne offers a wine tasting composed of two grape varieties:

  • Semillon 85%
  • Sauvignon Blanc 15%

To produce the wine of Château Sigalas Rabaud, the estate uses both a vertical press and a pneumatic press. After vinification in French oak barrels, the wine is aged on average in 33% new French oak barrels for at least 18 months before bottling.

Resulting from the late harvest, this Sauternes perfectly combines freshness, power and aromatic balance. A remarkable length in the mouth and an impressive purity of the fruit come back in the tasting comments. An exceptional Sauternes.

The estate also produces a second wine from the youngest vines, Lieutenant Sigalas.

Best vintages of Château Sigalas-Rabaud: 2015, 2014, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2003, 2001, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1986 and 1983.

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