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40 Ratings
Domaine Huet Vouvray Le Haut Lieu Sec

Wine Details

Varietal

Chenin Blanc

Style

White

Region

VouvrayLoireFrance

Wine Description

(2011 Vintage) Eyes: clear, med gold, legs Nose: clean, med intensity, developing, ripe green fruit, ripe green apple, stone fruit, mineral, pear, wet wool, closed Mouth: medium-dry, med+ body, high acid, med alcohol, med flavour intensity, ripe apple, quince, minerality, wet wool, med+ length

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine & Spirits
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 04/09. This is fuller bodied and darker in tone than the Haut-Lieu (recommended above), reflecting this site's deeper clay soils. It combines a richly fragrant depth of fruit with a tightly focused structure and grip, managing to feel both racy and broad at the same time.
  • Wine Spectator
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/30/06
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 04/07
  • Wine Spectator
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/07
  • Decanter
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Noel Pinguet has made a perfect example of dry Vouvray. Pale with a bouquet of spring flowers, a hint of honeyed ripeness on the palate dominated by a mineral purity and a bone-dry finish, this will be wonderful next year and will blossom over a further d