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Château Duhart Milon Pauillac 2016
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Château Duhart Milon Pauillac 2016

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750ml
$199.00
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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region France, Bordeaux, Pauillac
Brand Château Duhart Milon
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
Beautiful dark colour with glints of violet and black. Very fine complex, delicate nose, despite the wine's youth. The oak and toasted notes blend perfectly with the freshness, reflecting well-managed barrel-ageing. On the palate the attack is pure and delicate. Initially slightly closed, the wine gradually invades the palate, evolving with substantial volume, but never becoming aggressive. This creates a sensation of both power and lightness. The Cabernet Sauvignon develops more density towards the end of the mid-palate. The wine is very long and remains perfectly balanced throughout the finish. Should be at its peak in15 to 20 years.
Jeb Dunnuck
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Ranking with the finest vintages of this wine to date, the 2016 Château Duhart Milon shows how successful the Médoc was in 2016. About as pure class as it gets, with full-bodied notes of red and black currants, tobacco leaf, graphite, and leafy herbs, this beauty hits the palate with sweet tannins, a stacked mid-palate, and a layered, deep, powerful texture. It's about as sexy as Pauillac can be and has 2-3 decades ahead of it.

February 28, 2019
Wine Enthusiast
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This bottling shows the vastly improved quality of this estate that still represents good value for the appellation and for its provenance as part of the Lafite-Rothschild stable. The wine is structured while full of ripe berry fruits. It has weight and density, rich with swathes of delicious fruits as well as tannins. It will develop well; drink from 2023.

Roger Voss, May 1, 2019
Wine Spectator
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This is very vivid, with racy violet, cassis and plum aromas and flavors coursing through, laced with a mouthwatering anise note and leading to a long, focused finish. Displays a terrific iron underpinning. Best from 2024 through 2038. 22,083 cases made.

James Molesworth, March 31, 2019
Wine Advocate
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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.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, November 30, 2018
Vinous
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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.

Neal Martin, August 2020