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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Château Haut-Brion

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

Pessac-Léognan

Grape Blend:

Merlot | Cab. Sauvignon | Cab. Franc

Château Haut Brion, 1er Cru Classé, Pessac Léognan, SHC, BS, 1995

1x75cl £327.85

5 cases

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Tasting Note:

"It is fun to go back and forth between the 1995 and 1996, two superb vintages for Haut-Brion. The 1995 seems to have sweeter tannin and a bit more fat and seamlessness when compared to the more structured and muscular 1996. Certainly 1995 was a vintage that the brilliant administrator Jean Delmas handled flawlessly. The result is a deep ruby/purple-coloured wine with a tight but promising nose of burning wood embers intermixed with vanilla, spice box, earth, mineral, sweet cherry, blackcurrant, plum-like fruit, medium to full body, a high level of ripe but sweet tannin, and a finish that goes on for a good 40-45 seconds. This wine is just beginning to emerge from a very closed state where it was unyielding and backward. Anticipated maturity: 2006-2035."

96/100 - Robert Parker, December 2003

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