Chateau de Cranne

Château de Cranne Loupiac Cuvée Annie Darras


The winegrower: Vincent Lacoste
Annual production: 10 000 bottles
Alc.: 13.5% vol
Available in: 75cl
Grape Variety(ies): Sémillon 75%, Sauvignon 25%
Type of soil: Clay and limestone
Yield: 25 hl/ha
Age of the vine: 45 years
Harvest: Manual grape harvest


Harvest is only done hand picking by successive waves through the vineyard (2 to 7 selections), picking only the botrytised berries. A minimum of potential alcohol (20°) must be reached before starting the harvest. Direct pressing, no maceration.
in stainless steel tanks with temperature control (16°‐18°C)

Aging potential: 15 to 30 years


Star bright, lemon yellow. Concentrated aromas of honey, raisins, apricots and orange peel.High level of sweetness with intense flavors of apricots and vanilla. A fine balance between fruity acidity and soft structure.


Good match with foie gras. To serve at 12‐14° C.


• 2010 : Gold Medal Sélection 70md
• 2011 : Gold medal Gilbert et Gaillard 88/100
Certifié Agriculture Biologique
Winemaker Comments:
“A balanced and explosive sweet wine”