The town and its vineyards are separated from the area of Sauternes to the south by the Ciron river, whose cooling effect is of key importance in encouraging the annual action of the Botrytis fungus on the Sémillon grapes. The area is marginally flatter than its neighbor and its wines are considered to be marginally lighter. The area is however permitted to use the Sauternes appellation.
RESTAURANT REVISITED; BARSAC BRASSERIE'S COMEBACK NOHO RESTAURANT EMERGES FROM FLAMES, RETURNS AS GOOD AS EVER WITH NEW FLAVOR.(L.A. Life) (restaurant review)
Mar 10, 2000; Byline: Larry Lipson Restaurant Critic When barsac Brasserie first opened in 1989, it was chided for not having a bottle...