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Sunset on Sauternes vines  
   

Sunset on Sauternes vines

Sauternes, life is sweet!

April 18th 2011
If you are not into wine, you will find this entry of very limited interest...if you love wine, stop for an amazing experience we had the chance to live few days ago. Sauternes is less than 2% of the total Bordeaux production, with a maximum yield of 3333 bottles per hectare (I simplify the terms to make it easy here). As they have a maximum of 2200 hectares, make the maths, each year, the max ... read more
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