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About Chateau Nairac
Founded in 1777, Chateau Nairac displays Barsac's fresh and lively side. Its current proprietors, the Heeters, have steadily improved quality since purchasing the estate in 1971.
93-96 Points | International Wine Cellar , July 2012
(3.52 pH; 7.5 g/l total acidity; 180 g/l residual sugar): Bright yellow-gold. Enticing sauvignon blanc-dominated aromas of kiwi, passion fruit and green fig complicated by dried apricot and orange jam. Fresh, dense and very sweet, with extremely persistent flavors of tangerine, ripe apricot, saffron and peach nectar. Finishes very bright and long. This wine sports one of the highest residual sugar levels of the vintage yet it comes across as less sweet than the numbers would suggest thanks to its very high total acidity. Another outstanding wine for Nairac, which insiders know to be the single best buy in Sauternes today. The last few years have seen one great Nairac after another.