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Chateau Duhart Milon Rothschild, 2016 Red Wine

Pauillac 4th Growth Classification, Bordeaux
93 Points - Wine Advocate

Bottle size: 75cl

ABV: 13%


$118.05 USD

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Duhart Milon 2016. The Rothschilds are making enormous investments in this estate. This Pauillac is produced by the team who make Lafite, and it has been on top form in recent vintages, receiving impressive scores from the critics. This is the smart buy from this producer as it is invariably half the price of Carruades Lafite but of higher quality.

The 2016 Duhart-Milon has an unusually opulent bouquet for a Pauillac, offering blackberry, raspberry coulis, sage and light cedar aromas. The medium-bodied palate offers fine tannins and well-judged acidity, though overall it comes across a little conservative and does not quite deliver the flair and finesse of the appellation’s top crus. Tasted blind at the Southwold tasting. 2022 - 2045
Neal Martin,, August 2020

< b> Château Duhart-Milon Rothschild is a prestigious wine estate situated in the Pauillac appellation of Bordeaux, France. As a Fourth Growth (Quatrième Cru) in the 1855 Bordeaux Classification, the estate is part of the esteemed Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) portfolio. Spanning approximately 76 hectares, the vineyard is planted primarily with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, thriving in the region's well-drained gravel soils. Château Duhart-Milon is renowned for producing high-quality red wines that embody the classic Pauillac style, characterized by their deep color, rich cassis and cedar notes, firm tannic structure, and excellent aging potential. The wines reflect meticulous vineyard management and traditional winemaking practices, earning Château Duhart-Milon a reputation for consistency and elegance among Bordeaux's elite Left Bank producers.




***93 Points - Lisa Perrotti-Brown for the Wine Advocate***
Blended of 67% Cabernet Sauvignon and 33% Merlot, the 2016 Duhart-Milon has a deep garnet-purple color and features plums preserves, wild blueberries and cassis scents with touches of violets and underbrush with a waft of tobacco. Medium-bodied and elegant, with a backbone of finely grained tannins and oodles of freshness, it has a great core of perfumed black fruit, finishing on an earthy note.

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