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2010 Château Duhart-Milon

FRANCE / BORDEAUX / PAUILLAC
abv 13.0%
  • 96 WA
  • 91 WS
  • 88 IWC
  • 16 JR
  • 93 JS
  • Variety
    Red Bordeaux Blend
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SKU: 49588-2010

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 88

    (73% cabernet sauvignon and 27% merlot) Opaque ruby-purple; this really stains the glass. Intense herbal, cola and coffee notes keep the blackcurrant aroma in check, but I find this nose ultimately lacks grace. Straightforward and austere, with blackberry, cedar and herbal flavors displaying good length. Finishes with a nice peppery kick but this Pauillac currently lacks a little charm and complexity. Perhaps all it needs is a little time.
    Author: Ian D'Agata
  • JamesSuckling.com | Rating: 93

    A wine with an intense sous bois, fresh tobacco and dried flower character on the nose and palate. Full body, with ultra-fine tannins and an attractive finish. It's structured yet polished with a beauty and stature. Try in 2015.
    Author: James Suckling
  • Jancis Robinson | Rating: 16

    Dark and ripe though reasonably simple fruit. Medicinal hints on the finish. Straightforward. (RH)
    Author: Richard Hemming
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 96

    Dense purple, with classic notes of cedar and lead pencil shavings as well as gobs of back currants and licorice, the wine has a full-bodied mouthfeel with fabulous precision and density. It also possesses a long, silky finish with moderately high tannins, but they are ripe and well-integrated. The wood is clearly pushed to the background in this dense, full-bodied Pauillac, which should drink beautifully for 30+ years.

    If you can’t afford Lafite-Rothschild (few can)or even their second wine, Carruades de Lafite, you still have Duhart Milon, which has become a profound wine over the last 5-7 years due to the extensive amount of attention and investment the Rothschilds have pumped into this estate. This blend of 73% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Merlot is fabulous, a dead ringer for Lafite in a great vintage. (It is probably better than many of the Lafites of the 1960s and 1970s, and even some of the vintages in the 1980s.)
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 91

    Well-polished, with sleek edges to the fleshy plum, cassis and blackberry fruit, while the finish is embedded with black licorice and violet notes. Approachable now, but the stuffing is there to cellar this for a bit. Drink now through 2025. - JM
    Author: James Molesworth
  • Anonymous | Rating:

    Drink Dates: 2020-2023
    Author: Aylward Justin
Located in the southwest of France, Bordeaux is the single largest fine-wine-producing region in the world, with more than 15,000 growers spread over 57 appellations and more than 700 million bottles produced annually. The region boasts a two-thousand-year winemaking history and some of the wine world's most recognized and highly sought-after names. Red Bordeaux blends comprise eighty percent of production, but dry and sweet whites are also well-known. The region is divided into the Left and Right Banks (of the Dordogne River); Cabernet Sauvignon prevails in the former and Merlot in the latter.

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 1481 bottles owned
  • 95 collectors