drink-now1989 Vouvray, Le Clos du Bourg, Moelleux Temoin, 1ère Trie, Domaine Huet

Product: 94724B
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The intensely golden colored 1989 Vouvray Clos du Bourg Moelleux Premire Trie offers a clear, deep, rich, spicy and intense stone fruit flavor intermixed with coolish earthy/mineral and some nutty flavors. Very fruit-intense, elegant and really sappy on the palate, with less concentration compared to the corresponding Le Mont but with a mineral and tannic tension, this is a full-bodied, dense and persistent Chenin that is still extremely young but should age well for for decades. According to Nol Pinguet there was no botrytis in 1989: The berries were absolutely healthy when they dried on the vines in a vintage that is the best I have ever made and stays side by side with the legendary 1947.

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[]The Wine Advocate:: 97/100

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Bottle Price 75cl $1,295