Located in the heart of the Pauillac vineyard, Château Duhart-Milon owes its creation to a privateer under Louis XV who retired to the town's port and was named Sieur Duhart. From the 18th century onwards, Milon's wines served as an annuity for the seigneur de Lafite and was at the time considered a Second vin. Read more
The Château Duhart-Milon would be named Quatrième Grand Cru Classé in the famous 1855 classification for the Paris Universal Exhibition.
In 1962, it was acquired by the Domaines Baron de Rothschild who were at the helm of its illustrious neighbor, Château Lafite Rothschild.
The Château Duhart-Milon watches over a 75-hectare vineyard situated on fine gravel soils with a limestone subsoil. The grape varieties are 67% Cabernet Sauvignon and 33% Merlot. The wines are aged for 14 months in French oak barrels, 50% of which are new.
The estate produces a Second wine, Moulin de Duhart.
The wines of Château Duhart-Milon are finely structured, offering plenty of concentration and freshness while letting beautiful fruity and spicy notes express themselves.