Château Haut-Brion

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98
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Château Haut-Brion 2010 Red (Pessac-Léognan)

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A firm and serious wine, complex and complicated, one of the finest wines from 2010 vintage. It has a rich undertow of black fruits, while the tannins dominate at this stage. To add to the powerful range of flavors, the wine has an edge of severity that bodes well for its long-term future.  — R.V.  (5/1/2013)
98
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Château Haut-Brion 2007 Bordeaux-style White Blend (Pessac-Léognan)

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  1. $800
The palate opens slowly, offering an initial citrus character, followed by wood and then, finally, wonderfully rich, but taut fruit. There is still a toast character here, with apricots and pear on top of the citrus, but it is still only just developing. In 10–15 years, it will be a magnificent wine.  — R.V.  (12/15/2010)
98
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Château Haut-Brion 2005 Red (Pessac-Léognan)

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  1. $1500
A big, virile wine, dominated by dark and firm tannins. The structure comes from powerful black fruits, the wood only showing as dry edge to the tannins. It’s firm, obviously destined for long aging, with initial blackberry fruits powering through the density. A stupendous wine that will last many decades.  — R.V.  (6/1/2008)
97
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Château Haut-Brion 2012 Barrel Sample Red (Pessac-Léognan)

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96–98. Barrel sample. A beautifully ripe wine that’s very dense in its character. The wine is generous and rich, while also structured. It already has delicious black plum fruit and velvet tannins. A wonderful, opulent wine that’s packed with full-throated Merlot.  — R.V.  (4/10/2013)
96
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Château Haut-Brion 2013 Barrel Sample Bordeaux-style White Blend (Pessac-Léognan)

95–97. Barrel Sample. A magnificently rich, rounded wine, packed with pineapple, apricot and crisp apple flavors. Citrus acidity gives freshness, and the wood aging will smooth the tight acidity with time. Impressive and complex, this is a white wine that needs to age.  — R.V.  (4/2/2014)
96
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Château Haut-Brion 2009 Red (Pessac-Léognan)

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Solid, very structured, packed with dense and dry tannins. There is a core of acidity and darkness that gives the wine a brooding, powerful character. At this stage, it seems austere although it does have the weight of fruit typical of the year.  — R.V.  (2/1/2012)
96
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Château Haut-Brion 2010 Barrel Sample Red (Pessac-Léognan)

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95-97 Very firm, dry tannic, structured. The wine is full of acidity very tough and dry. A concentration of flavors in a dark, brooding framework.  — R.V.  (6/25/2011)
96
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Château Haut-Brion 2010 Barrel Sample Bordeaux-style White Blend (Pessac-Léognan)

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95-97 The white of Château Haut-Brion is the first growth of white wines . From this great white wine year, this is a perfectly rounded wine, almost sweet, while the herbaceous element, gives ripe white plums fruits. The toast is so subtle in the aftertaste.  — R.V.  (6/25/2011)
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