1976 Château Guiraud

The dark golden color is clear evidence of the age of this wine. Minerality and acidity run in streaks through golden honey, white honeysuckle, and marzipan flavors. A tangy-sweet key lime peel citrus carries the acid and keeps it from being cloying. Drink with foie gras or, if you must, a more politically correct paté.

WHO: Château Guiraud
WHAT: Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
WHERE: Sauternes, France
WHEN: 1976
HOW MUCH: $100

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