To reiterate, the 2006 Huet Vouvray Le Haut-Lieu Sec is a fantastic wine. Wonderful, natural richness, a touch of RS (seems like it’s on the sweeter side of dry) but with fantastic acidity. Really lovely. Dry Chenin Blanc is still priced well below Chardonnay from Burgundy and much more interesting. Really.
Althought the URL starts with “Vouvray”, I have done a shameful job of writing about them. Tasting the 2006 Huet Vouvray Le Mont, from a legendary producer in Vouvray, has made up for that neglect. With the dollar in the crapper, I could not believe that a dry Chenin Blanc this wow-worthy can be bought [More]