2019 Domaine Huet Vouvray Sec 'Le Haut Lieu' Loire

2019 Domaine Huet Vouvray Sec 'Le Haut Lieu' Loire

2018 Domaine Huet Vouvray Moelleux 1ere Trie 'Le Mont' Loire

2018 Domaine Huet Vouvray Moelleux 1ere Trie 'Le Mont' Loire

2019 Domaine Huet Vouvray Sec 'Le Mont' Loire

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Winemaker Notes:  Le Mont wines are often the estate's most reticent, but develop the strongest perfume with age. Mineral-driven with a crystalline purity, this is the precision we've come to rely on with Le Mont.

 

CRITICAL ACCLAIM


Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - "Again, Huet's 2019 Vouvray Le Mont Sec reflects the unique, south-facing nine-hectare vineyard with its pebbly flint (silex) and green clay soils wonderfully! Pure, fresh and flinty on the deep, intense yet also floral and herbal nose that represents a concentrated and firm white stone fruit aroma with lemon and grapefruit notes as well as fennel, anise and cumin hints. The bouquet gets darker and stonier with a lot of aeration (during days, to be honest). The leitmotif, though, remains the characteristic mix of aromatic fruit aromas with flint stone and volcanic basalt tones that, at this early stage and poured straight from the bottle, remind me of the Rieslings from Forst, Pfalz (Germany). In any case, this is like perfume on rocky stones! On the palate, Le Mont Sec is a rich, lush and round, very concentrated yet silky textured, elegant, vital and tightly structured 2019 with a powerful, intense and long finish with lingering salinity intertwined with tight, perhaps slightly dry tannins. I recommend cellaring this round yet tight and concentrated Chenin for a decade and then drinking it slowly over many years and with, hopefully, even better integrated tannins. Rating: 94+ "


Wine Spectator - "Complex and pure, with just enough ripeness to balance the bracing minerality and acidity. Quite expressive and muscular, with a core of persimmon, kumquat and spice notes allied to a racy spine that lengthens the long, pure finish, where blanched almond notes emerge. Built to age. Best from 2022 through 2034."

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Country France
Region Loire
Vintage 2019
Winery Domaine Huet
Grape Varietals Chenin Blanc
Size 750 milliliter
Natural Wine Yes
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