Thomas Barton AC Sauternes 2005, €19 from Cellars The Big Wine Warehouse, Naas Road, Dublin 12, and most good wine shops and off-licences nationwide (88)
Bordeaux is essentially flat, with cooling and fast-moving winds. Sauternes, on the other hand, is a landscape of small hills and valleys, which are moist and often windless in the troughs, allowing morning mists to develop.
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