G. Huet

Le Mont Vouvray Chenin Blanc

9.14 ratings
8.92 pro ratings
Vouvray, Touraine, Loire Valley, France
Chenin Blanc
Turkey, Vanilla & Caramel, Fruit & Berries, Exotic Spices, Salads & Greens, Pate, Potato, Tomato-Based, Chicken, Fruit Desserts, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, White Rice, Pasta, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pungent Cheese, Squash & Root Vegetables, Goat & Feta Cheese, Cheddar & Gruyere, Sweet Potato, Yuca, Taro, Baking Spices, Chili & Hot Spicy, Nuts & Seeds, Soft Cheese, Salami & Prosciutto, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Quinoa, Shellfish, Sweet Potato
Top Notes For
Matté

Manager The Wine Cellars

8.5

Main thing I get on the nose here is a strange chalky/sulphur, palate also linear, may gain some weight and get better (I hope)

Main thing I get on the nose here is a strange chalky/sulphur, palate also linear, may gain some weight and get better (I hope)

May 20th, 2015
Francis Huicq

At No 3 with my team. Ex-1ere tranche stock released earlier this year (2014)...awaiting the 2nd one in January 2015. I had the Perlant 1969 in August. I am a strong believer in numbers so I put together the 1969 demi sec and the 1989 Close Bourg Moelleux 1ere trie from the veneered domaine Gaston Huet in Vouvray. The main difference lies in the style as opposed to vineyard characteristics, the vintage of course can add extra punch...the moelleux having a more opulent charm, roundness and melting aspect - dryer (though) on the finish. Its sister vineyard wine being more incisive, waxy (hair/wood Lacker pugency) a bit vegetal (cooked Brussels Sprouts). Drier as Demi-Sec by definition, leaner, sharper with a hint of nuttiness towards the finish. Great comparative tasting.

At No 3 with my team. Ex-1ere tranche stock released earlier this year (2014)...awaiting the 2nd one in January 2015. I had the Perlant 1969 in August. I am a strong believer in numbers so I put together the 1969 demi sec and the 1989 Close Bourg Moelleux 1ere trie from the veneered domaine Gaston Huet in Vouvray. The main difference lies in the style as opposed to vineyard characteristics, the vintage of course can add extra punch...the moelleux having a more opulent charm, roundness and melting aspect - dryer (though) on the finish. Its sister vineyard wine being more incisive, waxy (hair/wood Lacker pugency) a bit vegetal (cooked Brussels Sprouts). Drier as Demi-Sec by definition, leaner, sharper with a hint of nuttiness towards the finish. Great comparative tasting.

Dec 20th, 2014
Jon Ebsworth

Amazing 50 year bottle bought to celebrate parents golden wedding anniversary. Still bright golden in colour, complex (yeasty?) aroma that is difficult to pin point. Great tension on the palate, racy and nervy, with quite high acidity which surprised me for a Demi-sec. A real experience.

Amazing 50 year bottle bought to celebrate parents golden wedding anniversary. Still bright golden in colour, complex (yeasty?) aroma that is difficult to pin point. Great tension on the palate, racy and nervy, with quite high acidity which surprised me for a Demi-sec. A real experience.

Jan 8th, 2020
Oliver Brown

Oliver had this 5 years ago

Oliver had this 5 years ago

Feb 10th, 2015