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2006 Domaine Huet Vouvray Moelleux 1ère Trie Clos du Bourg
- Loire Valley
Community Tasting Notes 9
pavel_p wrote: (91 points)
June 26, 2014 - Tasting at Domaine Huet and Domaine du Clos Naudin; 6/24/2014-6/26/2014 (Vouvray): This had been decanted for several hours but still seemed rather closed. Good weight and elegant wine though. 91+?
Anonymous Likes this wine: (93 points)
April 21, 2014 - Not the best Huet 1ere Trie that I have had but a very good and solid wine. Fruit a bit grilled both in the nose and mouth, but a very balanced profile with an excellent acidity. Will keep my other bottle for no less than 5 years.
Vintomas wrote: (90 points)
June 29, 2013 - Nose with dried yellow fruit, discrete honey notes, spice, and some smoke. The palate is sweet with dried yellow fruit, honey (heather honey), noticeable spice notes, and good acidity. 90 p
Residual sweetness 65 g/l.
salil wrote: (89 points)
March 3, 2013 - Not quite up to the expectations I usually have for a Huet 1er trie, but this is still very good. Ripe Chenin fruit with some botrytised apricot, honeyed and spicy accents, lovely purity and textural finesse and impressive length. Very nice, though not showing the level of complexity and depth these wines usually have.
David J Cooper wrote:
September 12, 2010 - Light yellow. Tons going on in the nose. apricot, honey, flowers and pine. Really nice sweetness but very balanced finish. Very good.
Pro Reviews 3
View From the Cellar
By John Gilman
May/Jun 2013, Issue #45, The Annual Loire Valley Report The 2011 Vintage and Other Recently Tasted Gems
(Vouvray “Clos du Bourg” Moelleux Premier Trie- Domaine Huët) Subscribe to see review text.
By John Gilman
Nov/Dec 2007, Issue #12, Domaine Huet: Vouvray’s Greatest Estate
(Domaine Huet Vouvray “Clos du Bourg” Moelleux Premier Trie) Subscribe to see review text.
By Chris Kissack
January 2011 (link) 17.5+ points
(Domaine Huet Vouvray Clos du Bourg Moelleux Première Trie) Residual sugar 65.2 g/l, alcohol 12.1% The nose here shows why aging Vouvray is essential as already it is displaying the deep, complex minerality swirled with honey and acacia and honeysuckle, all in a frame of crunchy golden fruit, that more mature wines display. When it comes together like this these wines can seem almost ethereal. And yet it is still so very young! As you might expect it has a beautiful substance in the mouth, showing a slightly more reserved drier style than some of the previous vintages, the effect of age plus a slightly more restrained residual (for a première trie). Very fresh and precise but well covered acidity, good purity, floral overtones too, a very sweet and elegant style. A long, polished, substantial finish. This is delicious, although it is not up with the greatest vintages.
- Vintage 2006
- Type White - Sweet/Dessert
- Producer Domaine Huet
- Varietal Chenin Blanc
- Designation Moelleux 1ère Trie
- Vineyard Clos du Bourg
- Country France
- Region Loire Valley
- SubRegion Touraine
- Appellation Vouvray
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 128 (86%)
- Consumed 21 (14%)