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2005 Château Duhart Milon Rothschild, Pauillac

2005 Château Duhart Milon Rothschild, Pauillac

Ref: BORD0526
Red  |  Still  |  13% ABV

Duhart-Milon (known simply as Milon at the time) was one of the many Médoc properties owned by the Marquis de Ségur, a stable that included Lafite among others. The well-known Bordeaux family Casteja bought Milon in the nearly 18th century and held it until 1937 when inheritance woes led to its resale. The property then changed hands five times in the next 25 years before the Rothschilds of Lafite secured it in 1962. It was then in a very poor condition; the vineyards had been split and the 1956 frost decimated the vines. Duhrt-Milon is in the Pauillac docks and was believed to have originally belonged to a local pirate, a man whose house appears on the label. It now encompasses 76 hectares of vines.

Case of 12 Bottles
price shown is under bond
was £810.00 £774.93
duty paid price: £962.05
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Wine Details
Wine Details
AppellationAppellation: Pauillac
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: France
RegionRegion: Bordeaux
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 13%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2016-2035
MaturityMaturity: Ready to Drink
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Grape VarietyGrape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

"Offering broad, expansive, supple and silky tannin as well as loads of Asian plum sauce, blackcurrants, and sweet cherries, this wine is seductive, medium to full-bodied, and luscious. This successful effort from the Rothschilds should continue to drink well for at least another two decades." Robert Parker

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained

Sweetness

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Location Explained
Location Explained

Location

AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
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TO ARRIVE: Currently lying abroad or in transit 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information

Pricing

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