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2003 Château de Rayne Vigneau, Sauternes

2003 Château de Rayne Vigneau, Sauternes

Ref: BORD032
White  |  Sweet  |  14% ABV

Château de Rayne Vigneau is a neighbour of Château dYquem and was ranked premier cru in the 1855 classification. Since 2004 is has been owned by Credit Agricole.

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Wine Details
Wine Details
AppellationAppellation: Sauternes
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: France
RegionRegion: Bordeaux
ColourColour: White
StyleStyle: Sweet
ABV% ABV: 14%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2009-2024
SweetnessSweetness: 4
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

There is a great deal of botrytis here. The fruit is an exotic mélange of yellow cherries and waxy bananas. In the mouth, this is very, very rich indeed, fluid and full of yellow fruit flavours. This is an elegant wine, despite its size, which is considerable, and its sweetness, which is likewise. There is great intensity here at the end and the finish is laced with nut flavours. Fine wine, oh yes. Note taken during primeurs week

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained


All our wines are given a Sweetness Indicator from 1 to 5, with 1 being the driest and 5 being the sweetest.
This can be found for every wine under the Wine Details tab. 

Most red wines are dry and therefore are indicated with a 1. The sweetness becomes more relevant with white wines, sparkling wines and pudding/dessert wines such as Sauternes and Tokaji.


Location Explained
Location Explained


AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
The wine can be dispatched immediately.

TO ARRIVE: Currently lying abroad or in transit 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information


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Additional Information

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