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1996 Chateau Gilette Sauternes Creme De Tete Half BottleBlend from France


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  • 96 Wine Spectator
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Please note, this product is a 375 mL bottle.



A horse of a different color, this has a slightly oxidized hint but manages to maintain freshness and drive, sporting a wildly expressive set of marzipan, singed almond husk, dried orange peel, musk, apricot chutney and ginger cream flavors, all backed by a live-wire streak of green tea on the finish. Drink now through 2045. 417 cases made. –JM

Product Detail

Item # 102150
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-Region Sauternes

96 - Wine Spectator

Vintage 1996
Color White
ABV 13.5%
Varietal(s) Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle
Size 375mL
Closure Cork
Taste fig, lemon, pear, saffron, grass, bell pepper, gooseberry, grapefruit, lime, melon, citrus, mineral, flint, orange, floral, peach and honey
Nose apricot, quince, honey, pineapple, cream, apple, pear, kiwi, citrus, stone, grapefruit, melon, orange, floral, peach and honey