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Chateau La Tour Haut Brion Pessac Leognan

Wine Details

Region

BordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(1999 Vintage) "The 1999 has put on weight since I tasted it last year. It is a sexy, open-knit, deep ruby-colored effort, exhibiting a smoky nose of melted asphalt, truffles, cassis, and tobacco, enticing sweetness on the attack, low acidity, and a smoky, ripe rich finish. Along with the 2000, 1999 is one of the two finest La Tour-Haut Brions produced under the new owners, who acquired the estate in 1983. Drink this captivating, complex Graves over the next 10-15 years."-Wine AdvocateChâteau La Tour-Haut-Bri...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: (86-87) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 128 on Apr-00
  • Wine Advocate
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: (86-88) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 158 on Apr-05
  • Robert Parker
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2006
  • Wine Spectator
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/06