Huet Le Mont Moelleux 1er Trie 2020 Bottle size: 750ml

France, Loire
R1,050
In stock
(6 In Stock)

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97-98
WA
New
‘The intensely yellow colored 2020 Vouvray Le Mont Moelleux Première Trie is highly concentrated and complex on the nose that exhibits candied lemon zest and chutney aromas along with calcareous and walnut notes. Sweet (really sweet!) yet refined and elegant on the palate, this is a full-bodied, rich and generous yet piquant and firmly structured, greatly tensioned and salty 1ère Trie with pineapple flavors on the finely tannic and energetic, very sustainable finish. The 2020 has great aging potential, and I would never serve it too young. When will it really start to show its best? I don't know, but you can’t go wrong to check the wine again after 10 years. Tasted as a final sample shortly before bottling in May 2021. Drink Date 2030 - 2070.’ – Stephan Reinhardt, Wine Advocate, 97 – 98/100

‘Showy but still elegant and refined, this beautiful wine binds together yellow fig compote, glazed white peach and crystalized ginger notes with details of green tea, blanched almond, verbena and honeysuckle. Harmonious, with tremendous length, kept lively by vivid acidity. Drink now through 2040. 1,000 cases made.’ – Greg Sherwood, Wine Spectator, 97/100

More Information
Condition New
Body Medium to full-bodied
Blend information 100% Chenin Blanc
Drink to Long-term cellaring
Variety Chenin Blanc
Rating WA 97-98
Producer information 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.

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