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Domaine Huet Vouvray Clos du Bourg Demi-Sec 2015

$44.99
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$39.99

SKU nbfht105

750ml

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This ancient, walled vineyard has the estate's shallowest, stoniest soils. The wines are rich and intense. Many consider this to be Vouvray's finest single vineyard site. The vines are farmed using biodynamic methods and harvested by hand. Undergoes temperature-controlled fermentation in large, old oak demi-muids as well as stainless steel vats. There is no encouragement of the malolactic fermentation, thus many Huet wines remain rich in malic acid, a character that brings an age-worthiness to the wines.
Category White Wine
Varietal
Country France
Region Loire Valley
Appellation Vouvray
Brand Domaine Huet
Alcohol/vol 13%
  • wa95

Wine AdvocateThe 2015 Vouvray Clos du Bourg Demi-Sec displays a well defined and complex bouquet of ripe and concentrated fruits intertwined with chalky flavors. Dense and elegant on the palate, with a mouth-filling fruit and a perfect sweetness that counterbalances the raciness and firm mineral structure, this is a finesse-full and powerful Chenin with lots of salt and tension. A gorgeous, precise and vivacious wine with great aging potential.

Stephan Reinhardt, October 2016
  • ws94

Wine SpectatorQuite ripe, with tropical mango and papaya notes mixed with peach, apple and quince flavors. Pretty ginger and heather notes fill in the background, while the finish shows a well-embedded mineral edge, imparting tension to match the opulence.

James Molesworth, September 30, 2016