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94 Ratings
Château Haut-Brion Pessac-Léognan 1er Grand Cru Classé

Wine Description

A very hot year and also very dry ; such years produce great vintages. Here is what we can say about this wine today : first, the wine shows great concentration of aromas and a lot of mellowness due to lovely tannins and a rather low acidity. A wine with a lot of fitness and harmony. One might compare it to the 1959 for its structure and mellowness. Similar weather conditions produced a rather similar crop.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 80 on Apr-92
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 04/30/97
  • International Wine Cellar