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Château Filhot Sauternes Crème de Tête 1990

Member Review by Nicki:

Tasted May 2008: Known for being one of the best Filhots of the last decades, this is indeed a very good wine. Lovely deep yellow colour with a touch of gold, yet not as deep as other 1990 Sauternes. In the bouquet and the taste, the major characteristics are elegance, balance and great purity. Moderately sweet, with excellent counterbalancing acidity, rather light but intensily flavoured. A true-to-type Filhot, delicious to drink by itself. Will keep for another decade.

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Winery: Château Filhot
Color: White
Varietal: Sémillon
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Château Filhot:
The Château FILHOT was fonded in 1709 by Romain de FILHOT and is now owned and managed by one of his descendants: count Henri de Vaucelles. The estate covers an area of 350 hectares with 62 hectares of vineyard all along the south of the Sauternes village in the Sauternes appellation.

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Snooth User: Nicki
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05/31/2008

Tasted May 2008: Known for being one of the best Filhots of the last decades, this is indeed a very good wine. Lovely deep yellow colour with a touch of gold, yet not as deep as other 1990 Sauternes. In the bouquet and the taste, the major characteristics are elegance, balance and great purity. Moderately sweet, with excellent counterbalancing acidity, rather light but intensily flavoured. A true-to-type Filhot, delicious to drink by itself. Will keep for another decade.


External Reviews for Château Filhot Sauternes Crème de Tête

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/22/2009

A Sauternes Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1990 Filhot Sauternes 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/28/2010

A Sauternes Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1990 Filhot Sauternes Creme de Tete 750ml



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