Château Haut-Brion Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé)
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
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
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.
Food and wine pairings with Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé)
Pairings that work perfectly with Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé)
Original food and wine pairings with Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé)
The Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé) of Château Haut-Brion matches generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of roast beef in a foie gras and chanterelle crust, moroccan tagine with lamb and cardoons or veal blanquette à l'ancienne.
Details and technical informations about Château Haut-Brion's Pessac-Léognan (Premier Grand Cru Classé).
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
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 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.
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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