Château Hourtin-Ducasse 2016
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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
October 15, 2019
Deep ruby hue with brilliant reflections.
Expressive nose with notes of blackcurrant liqueur and spices, largely supported by essences of cold smoke.
The attack on the palate is evolving and continues to refine. The wine rolls on the palate with an already delicate touch. Still young and refreshing, the finish is motivated by notes of dried figs and violets. Serving temperatures: 14 - 15 ° C.
Harmonises with: shoulder of lamb with honey and spices, Wellington beef, turkey stuffed with chestnuts, Savoyard fondue with porcini mushrooms…