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The Story

Château Duhart-Milon’s grand vin is often described as a model of the Pauillac appellation. The broker Guillaume Lawton noted as early as 1815 that “it is very robust, with a fine colour, and quite pronounced sappiness” (he describes the “sappiness” of the Médoc’s premiers crus as “something like the odour given off by finest sealing wax when it is burned”).

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Medium deep colour. Fresh raspberry, cassis inky aromas with graphite notes. Expressive and vibrant palate with pure cassis graphite flavours, fine grainy tannins and underlying savoury roasted almond oak nuances. Finishes firm with persistent oure fruits. A very elegant and classis Pauillac style with impressive balance and proportion. Tasted at Ch Lafite Rothschild. 95 points

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Dark purple red with violet hue and black core. Fantastic nose with excellent fruit, dark berries, very elegant spiciness. On the palate well structured with great elegance, fine and ripe tannins, wonderful silky mouthfeel, very convincing and persistent length. The best Duhart Milon I have ever tasted en primeur. 95

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Ruby. Cassis, blueberries, scented, floral, detailed nose, nuanced. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some spices, long and refreshing, beautiful. 93-95

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 Andrew Caillard MW, Wine Writer (Australia)  tasted  Château Duhart-Milon Rothschild 2016  ( Château Duhart-Milon Rothschild )

Medium deep colour. Fresh raspberry, cassis inky aromas with graphite notes. Expressive and vibrant palate with pure cassis graphite flavours, fine grainy tannins and underlying savoury roasted almond oak nuances. Finishes firm with persistent oure fruits. A very elegant and classis Pauillac style with impressive balance and proportion. Tasted at Ch Lafite Rothschild. 95 points

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Duhart-Milon Rothschild 2016  ( Château Duhart-Milon Rothschild )

Dark purple red with violet hue and black core. Fantastic nose with excellent fruit, dark berries, very elegant spiciness. On the palate well structured with great elegance, fine and ripe tannins, wonderful silky mouthfeel, very convincing and persistent length. The best Duhart Milon I have ever tasted en primeur. 95

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 Christer Byklum / Leading Scandinavian wine blogger, Wine Writer (Norway)  tasted  Château Duhart-Milon Rothschild 2016  ( Château Duhart-Milon Rothschild )

Ruby. Cassis, blueberries, scented, floral, detailed nose, nuanced. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, some spices, long and refreshing, beautiful. 93-95

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