(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...
International Wine CellarRating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar on May-03
Wine AdvocateRating: (89-91) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 134 on Apr-01
Wine SpectatorRating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/03