2016 EP Filhot, Sauternes


Simple yet intense. Floral, stone and tropical fruit nose; lemony and custard tart finish . Expressive botrytis. Structure not as big(should have more acidity and lengthen).Lightish Sauternes of super value.

International tasters look more into potential of this wine.

Neal Martin

88-90

The 2016 Château Filhot has a clean but rather simplistic bouquet with light waxy aromas, but it needs more botrytis to come through. The palate is well balanced with more body than the 2015 last year, and here there is more botrytis with quite a pretty, lightly spiced finish. It is probably the best Filhot that I have tasted in recent years, even if I still believe there is room for improvement. - Wine Advocate #230, April 2017

James Suckling

88-89

A pretty young Sauternes with flan, dried-pineapple and lemon character. Medium-to full-bodied, medium sweet and medium on the finish. - March 2017

James Molesworth

Wine Spectator: 91-94

Ripe, offering apricot, peach and ginger notes, this is focused and streamlined in feel, ending with a piecrust edge.


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