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Château Hourtin-Ducasse 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon blend

A very beautiful vintage which appears in its finest form. Sheen and finesse. The fruit is crisp and tang, the wood is well integrated and subtle, just as barrel ageing for the benefit of the wine should be. Harmonises with: thrushes stuffed with foie gras, roast shoulder of young lamb.

 Producer Château Hourtin-Ducasse
 Region Haut-Médoc
 Country France
 Varietals Cabernet SauvignonMerlotCabernet FrancPetit Verdot
 Alcohol 12.5% alc/vol
 Vintage 2006

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4 out of 5 starsReviewed on August 26, 2015

New Wave

Commended at the 2008 Decanter World Wine Awards in London
Cru Bourgeois, 2003 classification

New oak:

90 000 bottles

Tasting (February 7th, 2015 – Marc Quertinier, oenologist): Nice deep garnet-red colour. Full nose of candied ripe red fruit. Beautiful nuanced wood bringing fine core notes, fresh, minty. Beautiful thick attack. A large volume of fruits, fresh, greedy. A fine wine, elegant, stylish, long, accurate. 

Harmonises with: roast woodpigeon, veal kidneys

About the Producer

Château Hourtin-Ducasse

Château Hourtin-Ducasse

Saint-Sauveur-du-Médoc, Gironde, France Saint-Sauveur-du-Médoc, Gironde, France

The Château Hourtin-Ducasse vineyard is located in Saint-Sauveur, a village bordering Pauillac. The estate produces a Haut-Médoc, Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, two former owners, Mr. Hourtin and Mr. Ducasse, gave the wine its name. In 1976, our family, the...

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