CHÂTEAU GILETTE Crème de Tête 1971
CHÂTEAU GILETTE Crème de Tête 1971
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1971 CHÂTEAU GILETTE Crème de Tête 1971

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Information on the vintage at Sauternes :  5/5 An excellent Sauternes vintage thanks to a pleasant, sunny summer, ideal ripening conditions and botrytis.
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91 / 100
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Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
The 1971 Chateau Gilette Creme de Tete has a slightly muffled nose at first, but it begins to clear with rigorous aeration. It eventually reveals scents of dried honey, dried white flowers, a touch of curry powder and marmalade. The palate is medium-bodied with a lightly viscous entry, nicely balanced with orange rind and spice. This is nicely focused, with just the right amount of nuttiness to leave a dry taste that begs another sip. This is a fine 1971, although the 1967 is better. Drink now-2020+. Tasted March 2014.
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Region Bordeaux
Appellation Sauternes
Colour Sweet white wine
Volume 0.75 l
Country France
Château Gilette

The Château Gilette is a french estate that produces sweet white wines in Sauternes appellation. The property of 4.5 hectares located in the heart of the village of Preignac. The Château Gilette is a small vintage Sauternes. The grape variety are the  (90%), the  (8%) and the  (2%). The harvest are traditional.

The best vintages of Château Gilette are 1929, the vintage 1959, 1967 vintage wines, wines of 1987 and 1989. Then, the vintage wines of 1990 are very excellent.