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Domaine Huet Vouvray Le Mont Moelleux Première Trie

Domaine Huet
$66.00
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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 Mont Moelleux Première Trie is a highly sought-after wine produced by Domaine Huet, a renowned winery located in the Vouvray appellation of France's Loire Valley. The Le Mont vineyard, where the grapes for this wine are grown, is known for its unique terroir, which includes a mix of clay, limestone, and silex soils. The winemaking process involves carefully selecting the grapes that have been affected by noble rot, which concentrates the sugars and flavors in the fruit. The resulting wine is a luscious and complex sweet wine with notes of honey, apricot, and citrus, balanced by a refreshing acidity. This wine is a true masterpiece of the Loire Valley, showcasing the best of the region's terroir and winemaking expertise. Read more
Pros:
  • Intense aromas of citrus and honey
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Cons:
  • Can be a bit sweet for some palates

User Rating:

4.1
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Expert Rating:

4.5

Wine Expert Note:

This Vouvray Le Mont Moelleux Première Trie from Domaine Huet is a truly spectacular dessert wine. Aromas of ripe apricot, honey, and white flowers fill the nose. On the palate, the wine is luscious and creamy, with a bright acidity that balances out the sweetness. Flavors of honey, tangerine, and baked apple lead to a long, lingering finish. This is an exquisite and complex sweet wine that is sure to delight. 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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