Château Haut-Brion Pessac-Léognan 1er Grand Cru Classé
Very great wine. An outstanding vintage year for both quantity and quality. A wine with great harmony and balance, very rich in tannin. This wine ends beautifully full and complex at the same time.
Wine SpectatorRating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
Wine AdvocateRating: 94/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 102 on Dec-95
Robert ParkerRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 129
International Wine CellarRating: 96/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 103, July/August 2002 ($329-$450) Good medium amber-edge red. Flamboyant aromas of smoked meat, leather, truffle and burnished oak. Intensely flavored and penetrating, with strong acids giving the flavors terrific cut and grip. I get an impression of strong cabernet tannins. Drink now through 2020. 94. My second bottle showed even more extravagantly expressive aromas of hot stones, tobacco, minerals and marzip...