Chateau Raymond-Lafon is literally across the road from Chateau d’Yquem – the world’s most expensive white wine.
Raymond-Lafon makes their sweet sauternes with the same mix of Semillon & Sauvignon Blanc as does Ch. d’Yquem.
‘Jeunes Pousses’ is the younger “brother” to the Raymond -Lafon’s famous sweet Sauternes. Made in exactly the same way it receives 18 months barrel ageing instead of 36 months.
A little less concentrated the name ‘Jeunes Pousses’ (young shoots) has nothing to do with the young vines; it refers to the Meslier family’s children Michael and Gabriel -Marie Emmanuel, twins born in 2006.
Light bodied with refreshing acidity & beautiful sweet pineapple overtones.
Delicious with cheeses or Asian sweets.