1978 Chateau Haut Brion Pessac Leognan
141 Ratings
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141 Ratings
1978 Chateau Haut Brion Pessac Leognan

Wine Description

(From 2010 Vintage) Opaque purple color as well as a gorgeous perfume of scorched earth/burning embers, blueberries, black currant liqueur and crushed rocks. Full and opulent with nobility, finesse, purity and elegance,

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2011 Vintage) Typically Haut Brion has a complex bouquet of ripe fruit, tobacco and mineral, earthy scents. Rich, ripe, medium to full-bodied and well structured. A wine that seems to balance power and elegance, richness and harmony perfectly.

Shipping Information

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Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/91
  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Bordeaux Book on 11/1/1998
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 84 on Dec-92