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144 Ratings
Chateau Haut Brion Pessac Leognan
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Wine Details

Region

BordeauxFrance

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 1986 Vintage) The wine does possesses a tell-tale smoky tobacco and sweet black currant-scented nose, in addition to subtle new oak and minerals scents. This medium to full-bodied, rich, intensely smoky wine has still not reached its plateau of maturity.

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    nose cigar box, leather, spice palate earthy, black currant, peppery

    almost 5 years
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    WS 94

    over 2 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1978 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/91
  • Robert Parker
    (From 1978 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Bordeaux Book on 11/1/1998
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1978 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 84 on Dec-92
  • Robert Parker
    (From 1982 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 129
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1982 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 102 on Dec-95