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Château Duhart-Milon 4ème Grand Cru Classé  2003 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Château Duhart-Milon 4ème Grand Cru Classé 2003

A dense, well structured Pauillac with sublime length.

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Lot Description: Château Duhart-Milon 4ème Grand Cru Classé 2003

Lot description

  • Quantity 1 Bottle
  • Level:1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 marked label, 1 slightly scuffed label, 1 very slightly torn label
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : yes
  • Alcohol percentage : 13 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Pauillac
  • Classification: 4ème Grand Cru Classé
  • Producer/Owner: Domaines Barons de Rothschild
  • Vintage: 2003
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 5% Cabernet franc
  • Peak: Drink ideally by 2030
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Conventional
  • Size (in ha): 73
  • Volume: 260000 bottles
  • Intensity : Classic
  • Dominant aroma : Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • Duhart-Milon is a classic Pauillac. It perfectly combines concentration and elegance. The palate is straight with spice notes. You can really feel the “Lafite” touch. These wines are worth keeping for several years in order to experience their full aromatic power.

    Located to the west of the Mouton and Lafite vineyards, Duhart-Milon lies on gravelly soil with a height difference of more than ten metres. The purchase of the property by the (Lafite) Rothschild family in 1962, brought an end to a rapid succession of owners (five in 25 years) that had left the vineyard in an pitiful state. With the arrival of the Lafite Rothschild teams to care for the vines and supervise the vinification, the wines' consistency steadily increased. By 1978 the quality had markedly improved and the wine has been of a very high standard since 1982.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

94/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
92/100Wine Spectator
15/20 (2009)Bettane & Desseauve
17/20Jancis Robinson
17/20 RVF
88-91/100Vinous Antonio Galloni
91/100J.-M. Quarin
  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak Drink ideally by 2030

Tasting notes - Extract
"(...) [The 2003 Duhart Milon] boasts a deep ruby/purple hue in addition to a big, sweet perfume of black fruits interwoven with roasted herbs and meat juice offered in a muscular, full-bodied style. Full-bodied, dense, and well-structured..." R. Parker (04/2006)