Wine Chateau Gilette, Sauternes AOC, 1985
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Reviews of purchase Chateau Gilette, Sauternes AOC, 1985
Wine is light golden color.
The wine has a strong character, good acidity and a nice soft texture. In the spicy flavor of medium intensity reveals subtle tones of apricot, peach, orange peel. Moderate aftertaste with hints of honey and orange peel.
The aroma of wine perceptible notes of white flowers, spices, honey and oak.
The wine goes well with delicate fruit desserts, sponge cake and sand, as well as foie gras, blue cheese and white meat poultry, cooked on the coals.
On a small vineyard, an area of only 4.5 hectares, Château Gillette grown varieties Semillon (85%), Sauvignon Blanc (10%) and Muscadelle (5%). Previously Chateau produces wines with varying degrees of acidity - dry, semi-dry, sweet and extra-sweet (Creme de Tete (Creme de Tete)). Now go all the wines Chateau as "Crème de Tête". Just a year carried out from 3000 to 6000 bottles of wine.
"Sauternes Chateau Vest Creme de Tête" is considered one of the most extraordinary wines in the world. Features of production: coated noble rot «Botrytis Cinerea» grapes for Sauternes Chateau Vest harvested by hand in 6-8 approaches. Berries are pressed very gently with a pneumatic press. After that, the wine is fermented in stainless steel tanks under strict temperature control. In the manufacture of Sauternes Chateau Vest not used artificial yeast. Wine is kept for at least 17-18 years, and only then bottled! A distinctive feature of wine Chateau Vest is that the shutter speed using small capacity, so the taste of the drink is a more fresh and challenging. Even with the age of the wine does not lose its fresh and light flavor, structure and acidity.