Chateau Haut Brion

Château Haut-Brion is a First Growth in the Bordeaux Wine Official Classification of 1855. It is located in Pessac, Graves just one mile (2 km) from the city of Bordeaux. The vineyard consists of 109 acres (441,000 m²) producing 12,000 to 15,000 cases of wine each year. Located in the Graves region, it was the only non-Médoc estate to be included in the 1855 classification.Château Haut-Brion is planted with 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc. Average age of vines is 30 years.The Grand Vin at Chateau Haut-Brion is fermented in stainless steel vats and aged in new oak barrels for 24 to 27 months, and clarified with six egg whites per barrel. The winemaking is managed by Jean-Philippe Delmas, who believes in a controlled but rather hot, short fermentation.Diarist Samuel Pepys (who called it "Ho-Bryan"), philosopher John Locke, Cardinal Richelieu and U.S. President Thomas Jefferson all wrote about the special quality of wine produced at Haut-Brion.

  • Chateau Haut Brion 1996 (Damaged Label)

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    Jancis Robinson 18.5/20 points!"50% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc, 39% Cabernet Sauvignon. Looks more evolved than the Bahans. Wonderfully round and developed and subtle. More subtle than La Mission with a drier finish. Chewy end still there - and in with a...

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  • Chateau Haut Brion 2005

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    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    Gary Walsh 98+ points!Cherry, blackcurrant, sweet and lightly smoky, black olives, beautiful wood " vanilla/cedar " almost a minty perfume above. Medium bodied, fineness of tannin " meshing and very firm " but such high quality. Has a sort of warm...

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  • Chateau Haut Brion 2004***

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    Region: France-(Other)

    "The dark plum/ruby-hued 2004 Haut-Brion exhibits a noble, discrete, smoky bouquet revealing notions of plum liqueur, black currants, sweet cherries, and subtle earth. In addition to its aromatic complexity, this medium-bodied effort reveals classic...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Chateau Haut Brion 2002

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    Jean-Bernard Delmas thinks this wine is quite supple but I found it the most backward of any I tasted in Bordeaux this spring. Amazingly the dominant grape is Merlot (51 per cent) with 40 per cent Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest, nine per cent, Cabernet...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Chateau Haut Brion 1999

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    Robert Parker 93 points!Deep plum, currant, and mineral notes emerge from the concentrated, beautifully balanced, pure 1999 Haut Brion. It seems to be cut from the same mold as years such as 1979 and 1985. There is a hint of graphite in the abundant...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Chateau Haut Brion 1995

    "This wine has been brilliant on every occasion I have tasted it. More accessible and forward than the 1996, it possesses a saturated ruby/purple color, as well as a beautiful, knock-out set of aromatics, consisting of black fruits, vanillin, spice, and...

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  • Chateau Haut Brion 1989

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    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    Robert Parker 100 points! "This continues to be one of the immortal wines and one of the greatest young Bordeaux wines of the last half-century. Consistently prodigious and almost a sure bet to top the scoring card of any blind tasting of this vintage as...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Chateau Haut Brion 1988

    Robert Parker 91 points!"The 1988 Haut-Brion is built along the lines of the 1966, but it is more concentrated and powerful. The dense bouquet of tobacco, ripe, black fruits and spicy oak has just begun to develop. The wine is medium-bodied, rich, and...

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  • Chateau Haut Brion 1975 (Minor Damaged Label)

    [SOLD-OUT] Chateau Haut Brion 1975 (Minor Damaged Label)

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank

    "A wine I completely misjudged early in its life, the 1975 has turned out to be a great wine and one of the top dozen or so wines of the vintage. It actually comes close to competing with the immortal 1975 La Mission-Haut-Brion, one of the most powerful,...

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