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Château Hourtin-Ducasse 2016

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MENTIONS

  • Wine Enthusiast's Editor's Choice, rated 91

  • Rated 91 in sample on barrel by Wine Enthusiast

  • Rated 90 by Gilbert & Gaillard

  • A silver medal at the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018, in Hong Kong

  • A bronze medal at the 2019 Independent Winegrowers competitions

  • A silver medal at the Féminalise 2019 competition in Paris

  • Bronze medal at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2019 in London

THE SEASON

It was heating up, and yet ...

TASTING

December 12, 2020
flower day
Marc Quertinier,
oenologist

Quite sustained shiny color.

Fruity nose (ripe red fruits), smoky, sweet spices (turmeric, saffron), floral, complex. The nose develops with air: ripe fruits, mentholated, fine vanilla, melted wood.

Fleshy mouth, long, full. Good tannic structure. Fine substance.

Brightness. Good airiness. Stylish.

Harmonises with: duck terrine with hazelnuts, carpaccio of duck breast (coarse salt and olive oil), Milanese risotto, beef cheek stew, lamprey, comté cheese, pear with wine...

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