also known as “Soh-tern”
Taste: Can vary between these Lemon curd, honey, pineapple, and almonds.Intense aromas of dried pear, vanilla, beeswax, and orange marmalade. Wines taste rich and concentrated, exhibiting crisp flavors of orange peel on the finish.
Food pairing: Try Sauternes with vanilla pot de creme, foie gras, a washed-rind cheese, or a soft, nutty cheese such as Muenster
Description: Late harvest wines are made from grapes that are left on the vine even after they’ve reached their peak ripeness. When grapes are (quite literally) left hanging, they become sweeter over time as each individual grape dehydrates and the sugar content becomes more concentrated.