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Château Filhot

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2018
92
Medium-bodied with sweet, candied apricots, orange, pineapple and lemon meringue pie with a hint of mint leaf on the nose and on the honeyed, sweet, fruit and spice filled palate. Forward, fresh and with honeyed orange cream with a touch of all spice in the finish, this is good to go.

Medium-bodied with sweet, candied apricots, orange, pineapple and lemon meringue pie with a hint of mint leaf on the nose and on the honeyed, sweet, fruit and spice filled palate. Forward, fresh and with honeyed orange cream with a touch of all spice in the finish, this is good to go.

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2017
92
On the orange fruit side of the style range, with plenty of mangoes, overripe apricot, candied orange rind, vanilla, and creme brulee, the wine is correctly situated on the corner of decadently sweet, and fresh with acidity, finishing with honeyed tangerines, vanilla bean and roasted pineapples in the endnote.

On the orange fruit side of the style range, with plenty of mangoes, overripe apricot, candied orange rind, vanilla, and creme brulee, the wine is correctly situated on the corner of decadently sweet, and fresh with acidity, finishing with honeyed tangerines, vanilla bean and roasted pineapples in the endnote.

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2015
88
A light, early-drinking, food-friendly sweet wine that is perfect for before dinner drinking, or with spicy or savory courses.

A light, early-drinking, food-friendly sweet wine that is perfect for before dinner drinking, or with spicy or savory courses.

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2011
89
Light, bright and not too tight, this early drinking, sweet, white, Bordeaux wine offers a bright, sweet, crisp profile of honeyed pineapples, apricot, vanilla and sweet, candied, oranges. This is a good sweet wine to serve as an aperitif, or as a meal accompaniment, due to its fresh, acidic profile, and lack of density.

Light, bright and not too tight, this early drinking, sweet, white, Bordeaux wine offers a bright, sweet, crisp profile of honeyed pineapples, apricot, vanilla and sweet, candied, oranges. This is a good sweet wine to serve as an aperitif, or as a meal accompaniment, due to its fresh, acidic profile, and lack of density.

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2007
87
Medium bodied, with an orange, apricot, pineapple and honeysuckle personality is a light, easy style of Sauternes that will be best enjoyed in its youth.

Medium bodied, with an orange, apricot, pineapple and honeysuckle personality is a light, easy style of Sauternes that will be best enjoyed in its youth.

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2001
89
A lighter style of Sauternes that reminds me more of a Barsac, with its lack of depth and color. Lots of fresh pineapple, orange, lemon, honey, vanilla and floral notes. Medium bodied and fully mature, this is a nice, sweet wine, but it's missing the concentration of the vintage. I'd drink this over the next 5 years, before it fades.

A lighter style of Sauternes that reminds me more of a Barsac, with its lack of depth and color. Lots of fresh pineapple, orange, lemon, honey, vanilla and floral notes. Medium bodied and fully mature, this is a nice, sweet wine, but it's missing the concentration of the vintage. I'd drink this over the next 5 years, before it fades.

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