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2019 Domaine Huet Le Mont Demi-Sec

Loire Valley, France

A fresh and minerally Chenin from the famous Vouvray appellation that has some residual sugar, giving it weight and power.

HIGH SCORE

$110.00

About
The 2019 Demi-Sec is a great Chenin and the finer Le Mont of the two, and it is doubtlessly a long-distance runner..

Stephan Reinhardt (The Wine Advocate)

About the Wine

The Mont vineyard is one that has a special place in Domaine Huet's history - it sits above their cellars, an expanse of stony and green clay soils giving a unique and ethereal quality to all wines crafted from it's fruits.

The Demi-Sec is a pure expression of this terroir - perfectly walking the fine balance between sugar and acidity, while giving a mouth-watering minerality.

It's a stellar wine - delicate, fresh, and expertly crafted. If you're after something truly special, look no further.

About Domaine Huet

Founded in 1928 Domaine Huet is the icon producer of Vouvray, on the northern bank of the mighty Loire River. Across their three famous vineyard sites, Le Mont, Le Haut Lieu and Clos du Bourg they make wines of great concentration and longevity, realising the inner brilliance of Chenin Blanc.

One of the earliest adherents of biodynamic viticulture and winemaking, Huet was a low-intervention producer before the term was ever known, with no additions save for minimal sulphur.

The Clos du Bourg vineyard
The Clos du Bourg vineyard
Vouvray, France
Additional Info

From the Producer

The Mont, located on the first Vouvrillonne coast directly above our cellars, has a shallow soil of green clay placed on the limestone rock that the roots of the vine cross. The balance between sugar and acidity of Demi-secs du Mont is synonymous with gluttony. The minerality specific to this terroir brings a lot of freshness to this Demi-sec.

The palate shows a remarkable delicacy on passion fruit, raspberry compote and fine flavours of fresh basil. It brings a very pure and salivating crystalline sensation.

Blend : Chenin Blanc (100%)
ABV : 13.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2045
Bottle Size : 750ml

Longtime Huet vineyard manager Jean-Bernard Berthomé
Longtime Huet vineyard manager Jean-Bernard Berthomé
Vouvray, France
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

97Points
Wine Advocate

“The 2019 Vouvray Le Mont Demi-Sec is clear, fresh, deep and complex yet pure, fine, elegant and perfectly interwoven on the nose, where notes of crushed flint stones, limestones and concentrated citrus fruit aromas and even iodine notes are revealed. Very elegant and refined on the palate, this is a round, juicy, seductively fruity yet firmly structured and piquant Le Mont whose sweetness is captured by fine tannins and a sustainably dense, vital and salty finish. The 2019 Demi-Sec is a great Chenin and the finer Le Mont of the two, and it is doubtlessly a long-distance runner that should be cellared for at least a decade even though it's hard to resist today. Impressive!” - Stephan Reinhardt (Wine Advocate)

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