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User Rating:

3.7
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Expert Rating:

4.5

Domaine Huet Vouvray Le Haut-Lieu Moelleux

Domaine Huet
$79.95
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750 mL
Wine Type
White Dessert Wine
RegionLoire Valley
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionVouvray
Drinking Window
GrapesChenin Blanc
Wine Description:
Domaine Huet Vouvray Le Haut-Lieu Moelleux is a premium wine produced by Domaine Huet, a renowned winery located in the Vouvray appellation of France. The vineyard features old vines that are grown on clay and limestone soils, which impart unique flavors and aromas to the wine. The winemaking process involves hand-harvesting the grapes and fermenting them in oak barrels to create a rich and complex flavor profile. The wine is known for its luscious sweetness and balanced acidity, making it a perfect pairing for desserts or as an aperitif. Overall, Domaine Huet Vouvray Le Haut-Lieu Moelleux is a high-quality wine that showcases the best of the Vouvray appellation. Read more
Pros:
  • Complex and structured sweet wine
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Cons:
  • Might be too sweet for some

User Rating:

3.7
Regularly Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.5

Wine Expert Note:

This Domaine Huet Vouvray Le Haut-Lieu Moelleux offers a beautiful golden hue and a sweet honeyed palate with notes of apricot and peach. On the nose, you can detect subtle aromas of honey, citrus, and white flowers. The palate is medium-bodied and intense, with a full and lush texture. The finish is long and clean, with a lingering hint of ripe fruit. Enjoy this delightful sweet wine now or cellar for a few years to allow the flavors to develop further. Read more
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Wine sweetness is a measure of the amount of sugar present in a wine. Sweetness in wine can range from bone dry (no sugar present) to lusciously sweet (high sugar content). Sweetness is usually determined by the variety and ripeness of the grapes used, as well as the winemaking process.
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The alcohol level in wine is a measure of the amount of alcohol present in the beverage. The degree of heat or ‘burn’ at the back of the throat is roughly proportional to the amount of alcohol consumed. It ranges from Very Low to Very High.
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Wine intensity is a measure of the concentration of flavor and aroma compounds in a wine.The stronger and more noticeable the flavors and aromas are, the higher the intensity of the wine. Intensity in wine can range from neutral (not particularly intense) to pronounced (high intensity).
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Wine body refers to the weight and texture of wine on the palate. In other words, it is the degree of body a wine has, ranging from light-bodied to full-bodied. Wines with higher body appear to have a thicker texture and can sometimes coat the palate.
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Wine acidity refers to the tartness of a wine, which gives a tingling sensation on the side of the tongue. A metallic-like sharp taste is also associated with high acidity. Sometimes a high level of sweetness, such as in luscious dessert wines, can disguise a high level of acidity. Acidity can range from soft to searing.
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Wine tannin gives wine its textural mouthfeel and astringency. Tannin is a natural compound found in grape skins, seeds, and stems. It contributes to the structure and helps to balance out the sweetness of the fruit. Tannins are usually discussed when it comes to red wines, even though some white and rosé wines with certain wine making techniques can also contain tannins.
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