La Tâche 2004 (1)
Lot 312
Chateau Gilette 1949 (1)
Chateau Gilette 1953 (2)
Chateau Gilette 1967 (2)
Sold for US$ 1,547 inc. premium
Auction Details
Fine & Rare Wines New York
29 Oct 2011 13:00 EDT

Auction 19403
Lot Details
Chateau Gilette 1949 (1)
Crème de Tête, Sauternes

(bin-soiled label)
Chateau Gilette 1953 (2)
Crème de Tête, Sauternes

(2 base neck, 2 lightly bin-soiled label)
Chateau Gilette 1967 (2)
Crème de Tête, Sauternes

5 bottles

Footnotes

  • "Everyone agrees that no greater wine was made in 1967 than Chateau d'Yquem, but I would love to have the opportunity to taste Gilette's 1967 Creme de Tete alongside Yquem. This fabulously rich wine has an awesomely intense bouquet of caramel and buttery hazelnuts, combined with intense aromas of honeyed fruit such as pineapples, oranges, and apricots. Decadently rich, with an unctuous, chewy texture, yet with enough acidity to provide great delineation and balance, this is a magnificent wine that has miraculously retained an amazing freshness...This is an outrageous thrill-a-sip Sauternes! Anticipated maturity to 2025." (96pts WA)
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