A Fourth Growth Bordeaux from the famed 2000 vintage, this wine was number two in last night’s line-up. Served from Magnum, and right after the ’96 Lynch Bages, it held its own. Duhart-Milon belongs to the fabled Lafite Rothschild group and has a tremendous pedigree. Blending about 70% Cabernet Sauvignon with 30% Merlot has produced a balanced, smooth, fruity wine that is developing secondary flavors and showing it’s ageability with rounded tannins that are holding it together in a great form. Typical Paulliac flavors of Tobacco, Cassis and Blueberries are enticing, yet non-obtrusive. I did not get any acidity, which is interesting, as the wine has great structure with many years left on it. I would think it is just now coming out of hibernation and will drink well until 2020 at the least. Scored 90 by WS, I would give it 4 stars.