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

Wine Description

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"Shows some lovely honey and apple character, with green apple, melon and mineral. Almost spicy. Full and lively, with a long finish. Very pretty already...92-94" WS 4/07."This is a strong vintage for Bordeaux’s dry white wines, probably as good or better than 2005. Crisp acidity combined with outstanding concentration and the fact that most of the white grapes were harvested before the rains began in mid-September resulted in an impressive group of wines…94-97"WA 5/07

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (1982 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Wine Advocate
    (1982 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 102 on Dec-95
  • Robert Parker
    (1982 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 129
  • International Wine Cellar
    (1982 Vintage) Rating: 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...
  • Wine Advocate
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: (90-92) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 164 on Apr-06