2000 Château Duhart-Milon Pauillac
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    The Rothschild family acquired Chateau Duhart-Milon, a Quatriemes Cru in the 1855 classification, from the Castejas of Pauillac, in 1962. The property was named after the Sieur of Duhart, gun-runner to Louis XIV, who originally owned the property, and from the name of the little hamlet of Milon which separates the Duhart-Milon vineyard from that of Chateau Lafite. Moulin de Duhart, Chateau Duhart-Milon's secondwine, is selected from vats of the Grand Vin. In general, the grapes are from the youn...
  • International Wine Cellar
    Rating: 87-89 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 96, May/June 2001 Bright ruby-red. Currant, shoe polish, currant leaf and nutty oak on the nose. Chunkier and fleshier than the Carruades de Lafite-in fact, almost rustic by comparison-but with firm supporting acidity. Rather backward wine that will need at least a few years of aging once it bottled.
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: (87-88) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 134 on Apr-01
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 07/31/03
  • Vintage Chart
    Rating for France-Bordeaux-Pauillac: 96 (good year)

    Drinkability: too young, let it sit