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
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duty paid price: £870.94
"Very elegant and refined on the nose: bright red-berried fruit, raspberry and wild strawberry entwined with cedar-wood and graphite. Very well balanced on the palate: natural and just the right amount of austerity with black pepper and pencil lead. Very fine tannins, feminine, lithe, beautifully poised on the finish. Lovely. Tasted October 2009." Neal Martin
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