Chateau Caillou is one of the very best Sauternes the appellation, classified just below the famous Chateau d’Yquem. Another hard to find vintage, considered to be one of the best in recent years. Usually reserved for top Michelin starred restaurants, and drinking to perfection. A perfect gift for wine lovers or to finish any festive feast. This is also exceptional value that would be impossible to find elsewhere.
In the glass
Orange, mango, candied marmalade the wine offers a perfect balance between sweetness and acidity with a honeyed, orange tropical fruit, vanilla and apricot finish.
While usually categorised as a desert wine, Chateau Caillou works well with seafood dishes, especially shellfish, lobster, crab and oysters. It also works well with either spicy dishes or those that have a touch of sweetness, including sushi. And don’t forget the cheese! Chateau Caillou balances the saltiness of cheese with a pleasing sweetness. Heaven.