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27 Ratings
Chateau Haut-Bergey Pessac-Leognan
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Wine Details

Wine Description

Another sleeper of the vintage, the relatively evolved, elegant, complex 2008 Haut-Bergey offers up notes of smoked tobacco, cassis, cherries, licorice, Asian plum sauce and spice box. With abundant fruit, an opulent texture and an elegant style, this pretty, medium-bodied, richly fruity wine.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2006 Vintage) Good deep red-ruby color. Explosive, rather wild aromas of plum, redcurrant, smoked meat, tobacco, leather and truffle. Then equally expressive on the palate, with excellent energy to the lush, sweet ...

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    Big, dry Bordeaux. Pure wine; no juice. Currant. Strong tannins. Tight at first.

    about 2 years
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    boring no depth

    about 4 years
Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2011 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/10/2014