Château Filhot 2ème Grand Cru Classé 1996 - Lot of 1 Bottle
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Château Filhot 2ème Grand Cru Classé 1996

  • Exotic fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Icon wine
  • Color:Sweet
  • 14% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Dessert wine

An 1855 cru classé, this straight, elegant Sauternes can boast an immense ageing potential. More info

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 base of neck
  • Label: 1 very slightly marked label
  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Sauternes
  • Classification: 2ème Grand Cru Classé
  • Producer/Owner: Henri de Vaucelles
  • More information....

Château Filhot 2ème Grand Cru Classé serve at a temperature of 6°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Dinde truffée rôtie à la ficelle, Fourme dAmbert, Tarte aux poires Bourdaloue.

Peak: To drink

  • Vintage score: 17/20
  • What the experts say...

    Elégant et moyennement corsé, le Filhot 1996 présente des senteurs de coing, de marmelade d'orange et d'ananas dans un ensemble modérément doté. Assez doux, extrêmement pur et mûr, le Filhot 1996 est savoureux et harmonieux. (...) Source: Robert Parker (1/99)

    Lot presentation
    Château Filhot 2ème Grand Cru Classé

    Cuvée presentation

    Fruitier and more fragrant than most other Sauternes wines, this wine is aged in old barrels that lend it incomparable finesse.

    Information about domain Château Filhot

    The origins of the Château Filhot date back to 1709, when Romain de Filhot founded the Château Filhot, on a vineyard that had already existed since the first half of the 17th century. In the wake of the French Revolution, the heirs of the Filhot family, the Lur-Saluces, took over the château and renovated the property. The Château Filhot estate encompasses 320 contiguous hectares. Classified in 1855, Château Filhot was distributed until the end of the 19th century under the Château Sauternes label. It acquired its own name in 1901. Since 1974, Count Henri de Vaucelles managed the Château Filhot with his son Gabriel. Without a doubt one of the most beautiful properties in the Sauternais region, the Château Filhot is home to an exceptionally high quality vineyard.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 base of neck
    • Label: 1 very slightly marked label
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 14 %
    • Country/Region: Bordeaux
    • Appellation/Wine: Sauternes
    • Classification: 2ème Grand Cru Classé
    • Producer/Owner: Henri de Vaucelles
    • Vintage: 1996
    • Color: Sweet
    • Peak: To drink
    • Service temperature:
    • Viticulture: Conventional 
    • Size (in ha): 60
    • Volume: 120000 bottles
    • Intensity: Dessert wine
    • Dominant aroma: Exotic fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 55% Sémillon, 40% Sauvignon, 5% Muscadelle
    Château Filhot 2ème Grand Cru Classé
    Château Filhot 2ème Grand Cru Classé

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    Château Filhot 2ème Grand Cru Classé 1996

    iDealwine Price(1) corresponds to the hammer price and the buyer's premium charged by the auctioneer. (1)Bottle format