Château Filhot 2017 – Sauternes Cru Classé

Château Filhot 2017 – Sauternes Cru Classé

The nose is fruity, fresh and offers an incisive side as well as a fine richness (in the background) as well as a very fine straightness. It reveals notes of candied kumquat, candied peach and small notes of gosseberry/yellow fruits associated with fine touches of citrus as well as fine hints of flowers/glycerin/honeysucker and fine hints of exotic fruits (in the background). The palate is fruity, fresh, juicy, well-balanced, a bit tight and offers a small shining side, tension, a good acidity, a good structure/definition, a good acidity, a beautiful finesse, fat, fullness as well as a fine richness (in the background). On the palate this wine expresses notes of candied lemon, candied mandarin, candied kumquat and small notes of ripe/juicy citrus associated with touches of pineapple, quince, honey, juicy orane as well as a touche of roasted and fine hints of spices. Good  length. Good persistance on touches of acidulous citrus. There is a hint of roasted, spices and nut on the aftertaste which give gourmandize. Chews on the finish.

Note (Score): 17.25/20

Note (Score): 94-95/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2018

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Moelleux / Liquoreux (Sweet)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Oui (Yes)