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Duhart Milon 2010

Chateau Duhart Milon

7 years

Dense purple, with classic notes of cedar and lead pencil shavings as well as gobs of back currants and licorice, the wine has a full-bodied mouthfeel with fabulous precision and density. It also possesses a long, silky finish with moderately high tannins, but they are ripe and well-integrated. The wood is clearly pushed to the background in this dense, full-bodied Pauillac, which should drink beautifully for 30+ years. If you can’t afford Lafite-Rothschild (few can)or even their second wine, Carruades de Lafite, you still have Duhart Milon, which has become a profound wine over the last 5-7 years due to the extensive amount of attention and investment the Rothschilds have pumped into this estate. This blend of 73% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Merlot is fabulous, a dead ringer for Lafite in a great vintage. (It is probably better than many of the Lafites of the 1960s and 1970s, and even some of the vintages in the 1980s.)

96 Robert Parker score

€ 820
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* price for one OWC (original wooden case) in perfect condition – 12x75cl per OWC

Last Update October 2015

Chateau Duhart Milon

Chateau Duhart Milon is a world famous wine production estate based in the Pauillac appellation of Bordeaux, France. Currently it holds the rank of Fourth Growth according to the Bordeaux Wine Official Classification of 1855.

The vineyards for Chateau Duhart Milon spans an area of 73 hectares, planted primarily with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc; around 20,000 - 25,000 cases of Duhart Milon are produced on an annual basis.

Along with the primary wine Duhart Milon, a second wine labeled Moulin de Duhart is also in production under the supervision of the general manager Charles Chevallier.

20,000 - 25,000 cases

Annual production

Fourth Growth

Classification

Pauillac/Left Bank

Location/Region

73 hectares

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