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Sauternes is a producing region where the sweet white wines of higher value in the world come from. 50 kilometers south of Bordeaux. The Semillon is the predominant variety, with a percentage of Muscardelle and Sauvignon Blanc.
Examples of wines from Sauternes are the Château Yquem, Château Rieussec and Château Suduirout. They are characterized by hints of honey, dried pineapple taste and nuts.
The climate of the Sauternes region is humid with mist constant, dry, sunny afternoon, allowing the appearance of fungus that attacks each grain to dehydrate and create a nectar that keeps the degree of acidity. The soils are calcareous clay, limestone and gravel, the extent of the vineyards is 1,800 hectares.
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