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Domaine Huet Clos du Bourg Vouvray Demi-Sec

Domaine Huet
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$39.00
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750 mL
Wine Type
White Dessert Wine
RegionLoire Valley
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Country
France
SubregionVouvray
Drinking Window
GrapesChenin Blanc
Wine Description:
Domaine Huet Clos du Bourg Vouvray Demi-Sec is a highly sought-after wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Made in the Vouvray appellation, this wine is crafted from grapes grown in the renowned Clos du Bourg vineyard, a stone walled enclosure located about the village church. The vineyard's unique attributes, including its limestone-rich soil and warmer, walled-in status, contribute to the exceptional quality of the wine. The winemaking process involves carefully selecting the grapes and fermenting them in old oak with ambient yeasts to achieve a balanced and luscious demi-sec style. With its harmonious blend of sweetness and acidity, this wine offers a delightful experience for those seeking a refined and elegant Vouvray with aging potential.
Pros:
  • Rich and complex flavor profile
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Cons:
  • May not appeal to those who prefer bone-dry wines
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User Rating:

4.1
Regularly Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.7

Wine Expert Note:

The Domaine Huet Clos du Bourg Vouvray Demi-Sec is a remarkable wine that showcases the potential of the Vouvray region in France. This demi-sec (semi-sweet) wine offers a perfect balance between sweetness and acidity, creating a delightful drinking experience. On the nose, this wine displays enticing aromas of ripe golden apple, pear, honey, and floral notes. These aromatics are complemented by hints of citrus and mineral undertones, adding complexity to the bouquet. The palate is impressive, with a luscious mouthfeel and a harmonious blend of flavors. The sweetness of the wine is beautifully balanced by vibrant acidity, creating a refreshing and well-rounded taste. The Clos du Bourg Vouvrayhas a long and mineral-driven finish, leaving a lingering impression of its exquisite flavors. This wine is best after extended cellaring of up to 40 years, to allow it to develop quince paste like complexity. Serve with spicy asian inspired cuisine.
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