{"id":11474823884,"title":"Chateau La Tour Blanche 2005 - La Tour Blanche 750 ml.","handle":"chateau-la-tour-blanche-2005-750-ml","description":"\u003cp\u003eCountry: \u003cstrong\u003eFrance\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRegion: \u003cstrong\u003eBordeaux\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSubregion: \u003cstrong\u003eSauternes\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eVarietal: \u003cstrong\u003eSemillon; Sauvignon Blanc; Muscadelle\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eVintage: \u003cstrong\u003e2005\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSize: \u003cstrong\u003e750 ml.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eChâteau La Tour Blanche was classified as a 1er Cru Classé in the 1885 Classification, rated the finest Sauternes property after d`Yquem. In 1909 the proprietor, Monsieur Osiris, bequeathed the estate to the state on condition that the property be used for educational purposes. In 1911 it became the Ecole de Viticulture et Oenologie and has been owned by the Ministry of Agriculture ever since. The quality of La Tour Blanche's wines was nothing to write home about until the appointment of Jean-Pierre Jausser as administrator in 1983. He breathed new life into the property and has elevated La Tour Blanche into the very top ranks of Sauternes producers. La Tour Blanche's vineyard consists of 30 hectares of vineyards and the wine is typically a blend of 70% Sémillon, 20% Sauvignon Blanc, and 10% Muscadelle. The grapes are fermented in a combination of oak barrels and stainless steel tanks and the wine is then aged in 100% new oak barrels for 18-24 months. La Tour Blanche's wines are now amongst the richest, most powerful and most exotic being produced in Sauternes today. They have marvellous ageing potential.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cscript type=\"application\/ld+json\"\u003e{\"@context\":\"https:\/\/schema.org\/\",\"@type\":\"Product\",\"name\":\"Chateau La Tour Blanche _ 2005 - La Tour Blanche _ 750 ml.\",\"image\":\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1997\/1819\/products\/2005-Chateau-La-Tour-Blanche-La-Tour-Blanche-750-ml._18dca5a1-8e8b-498e-a16e-797ba48c13f3.png\",\"description\":\"France Bordeaux Sauternes Semillon \/ Sauvignon Blanc \/ Muscadelle 2005 750 ml. Château La Tour Blanche was classified as a 1er Cru Classé in the 1885 Classification, rated the finest Sauternes property after d`Yquem.\",\"category\":\"Dessert\",\"sku\":\"F0403\",\"weight\":{\"@type\":\"QuantitativeValue\",\"unitText\":\"lb\",\"value\":\"5\"},\"mpn\":\"F0403\",\"offers\":{\"@type\":\"Offer\",\"priceCurrency\":\"USD\",\"price\":\"59.99\",\"itemCondition\":\"https:\/\/schema.org\/NewCondition\",\"url\":\"https:\/\/www.finding.wine\/products\/chateau-la-tour-blanche-2005-750-ml\",\"availability\":\"https:\/\/schema.org\/InStock\"}}\u003c\/script\u003e","published_at":"2018-09-17T03:41:43-04:00","created_at":"2017-08-03T14:03:55-04:00","vendor":"Chateau La Tour Blanche","type":"Dessert","tags":["92","93","94","Bordeaux","Chateau La Tour Blanche","Country_France","Dessert","France","Muscadelle","NO_PROMO","Price_$51 - $100","Rating_92","Rating_93","Rating_94","Region_Bordeaux","Sauvignon Blanc","Semillon","Size_750 ml.","Subregion_Sauternes","Type_Dessert","Varietal_Muscadelle","Varietal_Sauvignon Blanc","Varietal_Semillon","Vintage_2005","Vintagerange_2001 - 2005","Weight_5.00","Winery_Chateau La Tour Blanche"],"price":5999,"price_min":5999,"price_max":5999,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":47097096332,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"F0403","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Chateau La Tour Blanche 2005 - La Tour Blanche 750 ml.","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":5999,"weight":2268,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":1,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"F0403"}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1997\/1819\/products\/chateau-la-tour-blanche-2005-750-ml-dessert-finding-wine_597.jpg?v=1553727053"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1997\/1819\/products\/chateau-la-tour-blanche-2005-750-ml-dessert-finding-wine_597.jpg?v=1553727053","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cp\u003eCountry: \u003cstrong\u003eFrance\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRegion: \u003cstrong\u003eBordeaux\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSubregion: \u003cstrong\u003eSauternes\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eVarietal: \u003cstrong\u003eSemillon; Sauvignon Blanc; Muscadelle\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eVintage: \u003cstrong\u003e2005\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSize: \u003cstrong\u003e750 ml.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eChâteau La Tour Blanche was classified as a 1er Cru Classé in the 1885 Classification, rated the finest Sauternes property after d`Yquem. In 1909 the proprietor, Monsieur Osiris, bequeathed the estate to the state on condition that the property be used for educational purposes. In 1911 it became the Ecole de Viticulture et Oenologie and has been owned by the Ministry of Agriculture ever since. The quality of La Tour Blanche's wines was nothing to write home about until the appointment of Jean-Pierre Jausser as administrator in 1983. He breathed new life into the property and has elevated La Tour Blanche into the very top ranks of Sauternes producers. La Tour Blanche's vineyard consists of 30 hectares of vineyards and the wine is typically a blend of 70% Sémillon, 20% Sauvignon Blanc, and 10% Muscadelle. The grapes are fermented in a combination of oak barrels and stainless steel tanks and the wine is then aged in 100% new oak barrels for 18-24 months. La Tour Blanche's wines are now amongst the richest, most powerful and most exotic being produced in Sauternes today. They have marvellous ageing potential.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cscript type=\"application\/ld+json\"\u003e{\"@context\":\"https:\/\/schema.org\/\",\"@type\":\"Product\",\"name\":\"Chateau La Tour Blanche _ 2005 - La Tour Blanche _ 750 ml.\",\"image\":\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1997\/1819\/products\/2005-Chateau-La-Tour-Blanche-La-Tour-Blanche-750-ml._18dca5a1-8e8b-498e-a16e-797ba48c13f3.png\",\"description\":\"France Bordeaux Sauternes Semillon \/ Sauvignon Blanc \/ Muscadelle 2005 750 ml. Château La Tour Blanche was classified as a 1er Cru Classé in the 1885 Classification, rated the finest Sauternes property after d`Yquem.\",\"category\":\"Dessert\",\"sku\":\"F0403\",\"weight\":{\"@type\":\"QuantitativeValue\",\"unitText\":\"lb\",\"value\":\"5\"},\"mpn\":\"F0403\",\"offers\":{\"@type\":\"Offer\",\"priceCurrency\":\"USD\",\"price\":\"59.99\",\"itemCondition\":\"https:\/\/schema.org\/NewCondition\",\"url\":\"https:\/\/www.finding.wine\/products\/chateau-la-tour-blanche-2005-750-ml\",\"availability\":\"https:\/\/schema.org\/InStock\"}}\u003c\/script\u003e"}

Chateau La Tour Blanche 2005 - La Tour Blanche 750 ml.

$59.99
Maximum quantity available reached.
Product Description
RP 93
WS 92
WE 94

Country: France

Region: Bordeaux

Subregion: Sauternes

Varietal: Semillon; Sauvignon Blanc; Muscadelle

Vintage: 2005

Size: 750 ml.

Château La Tour Blanche was classified as a 1er Cru Classé in the 1885 Classification, rated the finest Sauternes property after d`Yquem. In 1909 the proprietor, Monsieur Osiris, bequeathed the estate to the state on condition that the property be used for educational purposes. In 1911 it became the Ecole de Viticulture et Oenologie and has been owned by the Ministry of Agriculture ever since. The quality of La Tour Blanche's wines was nothing to write home about until the appointment of Jean-Pierre Jausser as administrator in 1983. He breathed new life into the property and has elevated La Tour Blanche into the very top ranks of Sauternes producers. La Tour Blanche's vineyard consists of 30 hectares of vineyards and the wine is typically a blend of 70% Sémillon, 20% Sauvignon Blanc, and 10% Muscadelle. The grapes are fermented in a combination of oak barrels and stainless steel tanks and the wine is then aged in 100% new oak barrels for 18-24 months. La Tour Blanche's wines are now amongst the richest, most powerful and most exotic being produced in Sauternes today. They have marvellous ageing potential.

SKU: F0403
Reviews
Robert Parker - 93 See more...
Tasted blind at the 10-Year On Tasting in Sauternes. The 2005 Château La Tour Blanche has a complex nose with lemon sherbet, orange sorbet, honey and jasmine all soaring from the glass without a care in the world. The palate is medium-bodied with refined tannin, very focused and poised with an elegant, suave finish that has just the right amount of edginess. There is a Barsac-like personality to this La Tour Blanche with a hint of barley sugar on the aftertaste. Overall, this is an impressive Sauternes.
Wine Spectator - 92 See more...
Subtle aromas of honey, lemon peel, cream, vanilla and apple pie follow through to a thick palate, with lots of sweetness. There's also loads of clove and other spices. Not as exciting as from barrel, but still outstanding. Best after 2011. 2,915 cases made.
Wine Enthusiast - 94 See more...
Extravagantly rich, this is dense and supersweet initially, just balanced with acidity. The botrytis dryness is really not here at this stage, but with its elegant creamy texture, wood flavors still very present. This is still at the very beginning of its development.

Related Products