Rated 95 Points Wine Advocate

The deep brown clay soils of the Haut-Lieu plateau provide the typical fruitiness and freshness wonderfully in Huet's 2019 Vouvray Le Haut-Lieu Sec. Ripe pear, tangerine and orange fruits with notes of lemon grass and green pimientos intertwined with very fine chalky and later tobacco notes give a remarkably fine, elegant and harmonious, subtly complex and simply gorgeous bouquet with floral (lime blossom!) and yeasty aromas that are immediately attractive. Delicate and linear on the palate, this is a pure, fresh, bone-dry, lean and textured, highly refined and perfectly interwoven Chenin with persistent purity, finesse, salty-mineral tension and very fine tannins. Highly finessed and so pure and vivacious! This is a chalky picture-book Haut-Lieu that can age for many years, even though it is already dangerously seductive! There was no dry Le Haut-Lieu produced in 2018, but the 2019 is possibly the finest, most delicate and elegant I've had in recent years, at least at this early stage. A terrific and buoyant Vouvray that any Chenin lover should try—or, better yet, cellar!   Drink 2020-2050

2019 Huet Vouvray Le Haut-Lieu Sec

$38.99 Regular Price
$35.99Sale Price
    Cart0

    ​The Vintage Wine Shoppe has a vast selection of wines at all price points. Our inventory and pricing fluctuates.

    We will do our best to keep the website up to date, however, the pricing in the store overrides the pricing on the website. If you have questions, please stop by or call us at 1-205-980-9995 and one of our wine professionals will assist you.