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)

    Chateau Haut Brion 1996 (Damaged Label)

    Region: France- Bordeaux Left Bank


      "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 fight. This does not...

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  • Chateau Haut Brion 2005

    [SOLD-OUT] Chateau Haut Brion 2005

    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...


  • Chateau Haut Brion 1989

    [SOLD-OUT] Chateau Haut Brion 1989

    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...