Château Gilette

Sauternes Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend

9.430 ratings
9.510 pro ratings
Sauternes, Graves, Bordeaux, France
Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend
Duck, Squash & Root Vegetables, Shellfish, Turkey, Mushrooms, Cream Sauces, Chicken, Goose, White Fish, Pork, Meaty & Oily Fish, Manchego & Parmesan, Cheddar & Gruyere
Top Notes For
Conrad Green

apricot, orange rind. Marmalade. Sweetness lovely and softened with a real freshness still. Lovely and balanced.

apricot, orange rind. Marmalade. Sweetness lovely and softened with a real freshness still. Lovely and balanced.

Jan 18th, 2023
Icy Liu

Typica Sauternes notes but finishes a tad bitter

Typica Sauternes notes but finishes a tad bitter

1 person found it helpfulNov 26th, 2015
Gunar Olsen

all nail polish

all nail polish

1 person found it helpfulNov 25th, 2015
Blake Leja

Sommelier Prosecco Restaurant

9.2

Outstanding!

Outstanding!

1 person found it helpfulOct 24th, 2015
James Parker Huston, CWE

Sommelier Charlie Palmer

9.8

Legendary!

Legendary!

1 person found it helpfulDec 4th, 2014
Christopher McFall

Truly a special wine. One of my most intriguing dessert wine experiences to date

Truly a special wine. One of my most intriguing dessert wine experiences to date

1 person found it helpfulOct 31st, 2014
Wendy Narby

A spectacular example of how beautifully Sauternes wines age.

A spectacular example of how beautifully Sauternes wines age.

Apr 30th, 2017
Kevin Ortzman

Candied apricot

Candied apricot

Jul 29th, 2016
Martinez

A kind of Auslese, made with the most botrytized grapes. 90% Sémillon, 8% Sauvignon and 2% Muscadelle, aged 18 years in concrete vats. Hints of brandy on the nose. Balanced sweetness. Surprisingly young and fresh at almost 40 years.

A kind of Auslese, made with the most botrytized grapes. 90% Sémillon, 8% Sauvignon and 2% Muscadelle, aged 18 years in concrete vats. Hints of brandy on the nose. Balanced sweetness. Surprisingly young and fresh at almost 40 years.

Sep 18th, 2022
Sylvain Rhainds

1970. Creme de tete!
Quel beau vin. Tout en équilibre. Vraiment apprecie

1970. Creme de tete!
Quel beau vin. Tout en équilibre. Vraiment apprecie

Oct 12th, 2019