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Venerable Old Sauternes

Derek - Wed, April 09, 2014

Venerable Old Sauternes

Château Gilette 1961

97 2014-20

“Crème de Tête”

Sémillon Sauvignon Blanc

Sauternes

Tasted in Bordeaux March 2014

The colour is orange brown, the nose rich with apricots and oranges a lovely complex mix. The start of the palate is sweet the mid palate concentrated orange peel and apricot. Towards the back the fruit is underpinned with hazel nuts and the finish has sweetness yet a fragrant mineral elegance.

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