2017 Château Haut Brion

Special Price 485.00 400.83 Regular Price 645.00
Type of Wine Red
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pessac-Léognan
Winery Château Haut Brion
Year 2017
Grape Cabernet Franc Cabernet Sauvignon Petit Verdot
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (13.5%)
Drink window 2023 - 2057
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Of all the premier cru's in Bordeaux, Haut-Brion is the greatest charmer, always elegant and refined and always in top condition, young or old. Haute Brion is the oldest and historically the most colorful winery in the Gironde - here in the 17th century the first Bordeaux was made from one vineyard, first served in London's coffee houses and praised by many distinguished writers. In 1935, the winery was purchased by Clarence Dillon, an American banker. He invested large amounts in the renovation of the chai and the vineyard. In 1960, Haut-Brion became the first premier cru in which the wooden barrels were replaced by stainless steel tanks. In 1983 the Dillon family bought the adjacent Château la Mission Haut-Brion. Haut-Brion is almost always the fastest maturing and most accessible of the premier cru's, but that casual, young charm is deceptive, because the wine matures beautifully.

The Haut Brion is powerful, full and creamy with a breathtaking plump luxury of black currants, smokey oak and tobacco. Lushly soft, complex and long.

95-97 / 100 Parker and 95/100 Parker

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Type of Wine Red
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pessac-Léognan
Winery Château Haut Brion
Grape Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot
Biological No
Vegan No
Year 2017
Drinking as of 2023
Drinking till 2057
Alcohol % 13.5
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
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Parker rating 97
James Suckling rating 98
Tasting Profiles Aards, Complex, Donker fruit, Droog, Houtgerijpt, Krachtig, Mineraal, Tannines
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe, Open haard
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