79% Semillon, 21% Sauvignon Blanc. Gooseberries, seville oranges with wonderful notes of crushed rocks. Extremely rich texture with fresh cool green fruit, citrus fruits and quince. Wonderfully reshreshing acidity and superb length.
Laville Haut Brion is a Cru Classé, located in the appellation of Péssac-Léognan.
The region has one first growth, Château Haut-Brion, whilst other renowned Chateaux currently doing well are La Mission-Haut-Brion, Pape-Clément, Smith-Haut-Lafitte and Haut-Bailly. Soils are gravely and well-drained and the plantations are similar in proportion to those of the Médoc, consisting mostly of Cabernet Sauvignon with some Merlot and Cabernet Franc. The region is also well known for its long-lived whites that can be varying blends of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon oaked or unoaked. The most lauded are Domaine de Chevalier, Haut-Brion, Pape-Clement, De Fieuzal, and Laville-Haut-Brion.