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    3 824
  • Producer ranking ?

    1
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035

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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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Tasted in April 2019. Great acidity and great intense nose full of tobacco, grilled bacon and cigar box flavours, chewy and meaty, very complex and long. 30 seconds finish. Utterly impressive wine.

  • 94p

Château Duhart-Milon 2016 / Great deep colour, soy, irony inky-edged nose, lovely perfume, touch of earth and black cherry, the initial impact is salty minerality, this quite tight knit with plenty of fine grained spicy tannins, the oak is apparent too, white pepper, this is a big traditional style seems to lack a little of the plumpness of some, quite linear with plenty of muscle and power. That is Duhart...

  • 95p

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

  • 95p

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

  • 95p

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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Pauillac, Pauillac

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