Huet, Le Haut-Lieu Demi-Sec 750ml 2018

France, Loire
In stock
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R495
Le Haut-Lieu Demi-Sec is available to buy in increments of 1

Critic Score

93
WA

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Tasting notes:
'The 2018 Vouvray Le Haut-Lieu Demi-Sec is clear, bright and fresh on the chalky/spicy nose. Round and lush on the palate, the 2018 is a dense, refined and charmingly sweet Haut-Lieu with accessible fruit and a stimulatingly salty finish that reveals very fine tannins and lovely sur-lie texture. This is a delicious Chenin from Vouvray but still young. Tasted in May 2019.' – Stephan Reinhardt, Wine Advocate, 93/100

'Round and expressive, with great balance between the sweetness of orchard fruit and bracing acidity reminiscent of clementine. Jasmine and sweet spice notes emerge midpalate, while ground ginger details mark the velvety finish. Drink now through 2034.' – Aleks Zecevic, Wine Spectator, 93/100

About Domaine Huet:
Domaine Huet is the region’s most famous producer. Known for their elegant, flinty style, the domaine's wines are amongst the finest and longest lasting white wines in the world. Produced from 3 vineyards in varying degrees of sweetness depending on the vintage, the hallmark of Huet’s wines is their unmistakable freshness and natural acidity. Domaine Huet was established in 1928 and has been farmed biodynamically since 1990.

More Information
Bottle Size 750ml
Style White
Country France
Rating WA 93
Drink To Long-term cellar
Price R495.00
Producer Huet
Region Loire
Variety Chenin Blanc
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