Château Haut-Brion - Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé)

Château Haut-Brion Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé)

4.6
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(Average of the reviews for all vintages combined and from several consumer review sources)
Tasters consider this wine to be one of the best in the world.
The Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé) of Château Haut-Brion is a red wine from the region of Pessac-Léognan in Bordeaux.
This wine is a blend of 4 varietals which are the Cabernet-Sauvignon, the Malbec, the Petit Verdot and the Merlot.
In the mouth this red wine is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.
This wine generally goes well with poultry, beef or game (deer, venison).
The Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé) of the Château Haut-Brion is in the top 50 of wines of France and in the top 5 of wines of Pessac-Léognan.

Taste structure of the Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé) from the Château Haut-Brion

Light
Bold
Smooth
Tannic
Dry
Sweet
Soft
Acidic

In the mouth the Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé) of Château Haut-Brion in the region of Bordeaux is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

Wine flavors and olphactive analysis

Wine with oak taste

tobacco, cedar

Wine with earth taste

leather, smoke

Wine with spices taste

licorice, pepper

Wine with microbio taste

cream, cheese

Wine with floral taste

violet, perfume

Wine with vegetal taste

bell pepper, grass

On the nose the Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé) of Château Haut-Brion in the region of Bordeaux often reveals types of flavors of iron, savory or tobacco leaf and sometimes also flavors of orange peel, citrus fruit or spices.

Details and technical informations about Château Haut-Brion's Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé).

Winemaker
Château Haut Brion
Region/Great wine region
Great wine region
Country
Style of wine
Allergens
Contains sulfites

Discover the grape variety: Cabernet-Sauvignon

Cabernet-Sauvignon noir is a grape variety that originated in France (Bordeaux). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches, and small grapes. Cabernet-Sauvignon noir can be found in many vineyards: South-West, Loire Valley, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Armagnac, Rhone Valley, Provence & Corsica, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais.

Last vintages of this wine

Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé) - 2017
In the top 5 of of Pessac-Léognan wines
Average rating: 4.8 1 1 1 1 0.5
Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé) - 2016
In the top 5 of of Pessac-Léognan wines
Average rating: 4.6 1 1 1 1 0.5
Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé) - 2015
In the top 5 of of Pessac-Léognan wines
Average rating: 4.6 1 1 1 1 0.5
Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé) - 2014
In the top 5 of of Pessac-Léognan wines
Average rating: 4.5 1 1 1 1 0.5
Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé) - 2013
In the top 5 of of Pessac-Léognan wines
Average rating: 4.5 1 1 1 1 0.5
Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé) - 2012
In the top 5 of of Pessac-Léognan wines
Average rating: 4.7 1 1 1 1 0.5
Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé) - 2011
In the top 5 of of Pessac-Léognan wines
Average rating: 4.5 1 1 1 1 0.5

The best vintages of Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé) from Château Haut-Brion are 1953, 2017, 1928, 1945 and 1961.

Informations about the Château Haut-Brion

The winery offers 6 different wines.
Its wines get an average rating of 4.5.
This winery is part of the Domaine Clarence Dillon.
It is in the top 3 of the best estates in the region
It is located in Pessac-Léognan in the region of Bordeaux
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The Château Haut-Brion is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 4 wines for sale in the of Pessac-Léognan to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top wine Bordeaux
In the top 60 of of France wines
In the top 3 of of Pessac-Léognan wines
In the top 250 of red wines
In the top 300 wines of the world

The wine region of Bordeaux

Bordeaux, in southwestern France, is one of the most famous, prestigious and prolific wine regions in the world. The majority of Bordeaux wines (nearly 90% of the production Volume) are the Dry, medium and Full-bodied red Bordeaux blends for which it is famous. The finest (and most expensive) are the wines of the great châteaux of Haut-Médoc and the right bank appellations of Saint-Émilion and Pomerol. The former focuses (at the highest level) on Cabernet Sauvignon, the latter on Merlot.


The wine region of Graves

Graves is a wine region on the left bank of the France/bordeaux">Bordeaux region of France, characterized by the gravel soils that give it its name. Unique among the sub-regions of Bordeaux, Graves is equally respected for its red and white wines. The AOC Graves, which covers both red and white wines, is the catch-all appellation of the district. A typical Graves red is based on the classic Bordeaux grapes, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, with Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot sometimes in a supporting role.

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