Decanter - 16.5 Points
“Clean, bright nose, not ever exuberant, some straw and hay here, good flavor definition, this is an attractive wine with some complexity. Blend is 90% Sauvignon Blanc, 10% Sauvignon Gris, aged on the lees, from Vignobles Boyer”
Gilbert & Gaillard ~ GOLD
"Pale yellow with brilliant green highlights. Pleasurable nose of white flowers, white fruits and tropical fruits. Supple attack leading into a full, fresh and fruity palate. Well-balanced. A seductive, crunchy Graves
Gilbert & Gaillard - GOLD
Pale, dainty nose, combining the floral notes, citrus with a touch of mint. In the mouth a concentrated wine, harmonious, candied flavors.
Guide Hachette ~ 1 Star
(..) Good work, since the tasters liked its aromatic expression, carried towards white flowers, citrus and honey. They also liked the well-balanced palate, both well built, fresh and fine.
James Suckling ~ 90 Points
"Floral nose with cherries, blueberries and strawberries. Full and soft on the palate with good pure fruit and ripe and nicely textured tannins. Long and with some new wood in the finish"
Le Guide Hachette des Vins - 2 Stars
"The vineyards Despagne present wines year after year of high expression, portrayed in this remarkable cuvee. From a rigorous selection of parcels, this 2010 reflects perfectly the typical Sauvignon and Semillion from a clay and limestone soil."
** As Seen in Gourmet Traveller Wine ** ~ 92 Points
Haut Brillette is the second wine of Chateau Brillette, from Moulis-en-Medoc, but appeared as good as some grand vins. Paterson thought it offered " a fabulous aroma with delicate blueberry, earth and redcurrant. Ripe and generous with sweet fruit flavours that are almost New World-like. Attractive, ripe tannins...