Huet family Vouvrays


See also the background to this tasting in Whites that last a century and another tasting of Huet wines back to 1947 undertaken almost exactly 10 years ago, background information written then (where I'm already banging on about the Loire's being unfairly overlooked) and an account of a 2009 tasting of Huet and its Hungarian stablemate.

The late Gaston Huet was known as the pope of Vouvray, partly because of the superb quality of his wines, partly because of his administrative work on behalf of Vouvray (of which he was mayor for decades), Loire wines in general and the Indre-et-Loire...