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2017 Château Haut-Brion

Graves, Pessac-Léognan, 1er cru classé

PRICE:
$499.00 per Bottle

SIZE:
750ml

AVAILABLE:
24 Bottles

 

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TASTING NOTES

"This is extremely aromatic and perfumed with crushed-berry, flower, currant and orange-peel character. Full-bodied, very tight and focused with fabulous depth and density that brings you down through the wine. Deep and serious. Very classic wine that reminds me of top Haut-Brions of the mid-1980s. Try after 2025." JamesSuckling.com
(JS, 01/10/2020)

Rating: 98
Drink from: 2025


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(WA, 03/16/2020)

Rating: 97


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(AG, 03/05/2020)

Rating: 96+


"The 2017 Haut-Brion was bottled 10-18 June. It impressed from barrel and it continues to do so now incarcerated in glass. It has an irresistible bouquet with ebullient red berry fruit, sous-bois, graphite and oyster shell, perhaps one of the most Burgundy-like aromatics that I can recall in this First Growth. The palate is beautifully balanced with very fine tannins. There remains a little new oak to be fully assimilated, yet winemaker Jean-Philippe Delmas has managed to retain the symmetry that I observed from barrel a few months ago. Whilst not amongst the top tier Haut-Brion wines, it is a delicious and classy wine that will give three decades of drinking pleasure." Neal Martin, Vinous.com
(NM, 02/01/2020)

Rating: 95
Drink from: 2023-2055


"Colour of black cherries with healthy crimson rim. Warm oak spice over cool dark fruit. Succulent, mouth-watering and so supple. There's a core of pure black fruit and an elegance in both non-sweet fruit and fine-boned structure but all with a discreet generosity. Needs time to meld but it's magnetic in its attraction. Perhaps a little less rich than La Mission but more intense and persistent at this stage." Julia Harding MW, JancisRobinson.com
(JR, 04/25/2018)

Rating: 17.5+
Drink from: 2027-2047


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