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2005 Duhart-Milon, Pauillac

SKU #1040959 93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Outer quote mark This property, which has benefitted enormously from tremendous investments from the Rothschild family that owns Lafite, has turned out a dense purple-colored wine in 2005. 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. (RP) Inner quote mark (6/2015)

93 points Wine Spectator

Outer quote mark Dark in color, almost black, with beautiful aromas of spices, blackberry and milk chocolate. Full-bodied and very silky, yet tannic, with a wonderful texture. This is long and caressing. Gorgeous. (JS) Inner quote mark (3/2008)

91 points Vinous

Outer quote mark Medium ruby. Superripe aromas and flavors of blueberry, blackberry, bitter chocolate, licorice, menthol and Asian spices. Big, chocolatey and rich; much broader and more backward than the Carruades I tasted next to it but without that wine's perfume and light touch. Finishes chewy and youthfully medicinal, with a classic dryness and substantial tannins that call for seven or eight years of cellaring. (ST) 91+ Inner quote mark (5/2008)

90 points Wine Enthusiast

Outer quote mark Initially, it seems somewhat foursquare, with sharp corners, but that is from its youth, and with the black plum fruit flavors, there is plenty of ripeness and balance to come yet. (RV) Inner quote mark (6/2008)

Jancis Robinson

Outer quote mark Dark crimson and then that magic top-quality sleek oak that the Lafite stable specialises in on the nose. Really very classy indeed. Though this wine is no longer a bargain. Just a hint of sweetness but really a please-all classic claret. 17.5/20 points. (JR) Inner quote mark (1/2015)

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