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Domaine Huet Vouvray Le Haut-Lieu Sec

Domaine Huet
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375 mL
750 mL
Wine Type
White Wine
RegionLoire Valley
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France
SubregionVouvray
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GrapesChenin Blanc
Wine Description:
Domaine Huet Vouvray Le Haut-Lieu Sec is a highly regarded wine produced by Domaine Huet, a renowned winery located in the Vouvray appellation of France's Loire Valley. The vineyard features old vines grown on steep slopes with clay and limestone soils, which impart a unique minerality to the wine. The winemaking process involves hand-harvesting, gentle pressing, and fermentation in stainless steel tanks to preserve the wine's freshness and purity. The resulting wine is a dry and crisp expression of Chenin Blanc, with notes of citrus, green apple, and honey, and a long, mineral finish. This wine is a perfect example of the exceptional quality and character that can be found in Vouvray wines.
Pros:
  • Bright acidity that makes it a great match for a wide variety of dishes
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Cons:
  • The wine can be a bit too intense for some palates

User Rating:

4.1
Regularly Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.5

Wine Expert Note:

This dry Chenin Blanc from Domaine Huet is a stunning example of the Loire Valley's Vouvray appellation. The nose is fragrant, with notes of white flowers, white peach, crunchy apples, and honeycomb. The palate is light and lively, with vibrant acidity and a lingering finish of pear and citrus. This is a beautiful expression of the Loire Valley terroir, and a perfect accompaniment to seafood and lighter dishes.
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