1996 Duhart-Milon 750ml

France - Bordeaux - Pauillac | Fourth Growth/ Red / Bordeaux Blend   |     Watch

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Collector Reviews For This Wine


Rating: 94
Author: Pierre T184
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 01/30/2010
Drink Dates: 2010-2018
Musty but bodacious nose. Spice and pepper on the palate with dark fruit and pencil lead. Firm body with smooth tannins and perfect acidity. Very nice bordeaux.

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Rating: 92
Author: Michael R149
Trust Rating: 93
Tasted On: 09/14/2008
Drink Dates: 2006-2010

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Rating: 91
Author: Anthony D526
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 02/10/2015
Drink Dates: 2009-2022
Consistent notes with further bottle development. Lovely; full, rich; slight mocha on the nose; lots of depth; lovely ripe fruit; good follow-through; balanced; still youthful with firm tannins typical of the vintage beginning to soften; enjoyable now but will benefit from more bottle age.

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Rating: 91
Author: dwilson
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 07/18/2007
Drink Dates: 2004-2010
Comes across as hard; very cool/simple cassis note. Iodine; little stinky/dungy; earth/leaf mold. Nice, but distinctly simpler than the other '96 Pauillacs, especially PLL. This is currently giving its best, I think, unlike many of the other '96 classed wines, which still felt tough at this tasting.

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Average rating: 88, based on 4 reviews

Collector Data For This Wine

1054 bottles owned by 279 collectors.

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Wine Varietal: Bordeaux Blend


Six varieties are permitted to be used in a red Bordeaux blend: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petit Verdot, and, less frequently, Carmenere. Each lends a specific characteristic to the finished blends, most of which are dominated by large percentages of either Cabernet Sauvignon, which brings aromatics and age-ability, or Merlot, which adds softness and body. In the Bordeaux region, Cabernet blends are found on the Left Bank and Merlot on the Right.

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