Château Haut-Brion 2017 – Pessac-Leognan Cru Classé

Château Haut-Brion 2017 – Pessac-Leognan Cru Classé

The nose is fine, elegant, racy, complexe and offers a fine concentration, deepness as well as a very beautiful finesse of the grain. It reveals notes of fleshy blackberry, fleshy cassis and more slightly fleshy raspberry, ripe red berries associated with subtle hints of lily/flowers (in the background), very discreet hints of graphite, grainy minerality as well as subtle hints of spices and a very discreet hint of gray pepper (in the background). The palate is juicy, fruity, structured, straight, elegant, precise, racy and offers a beautiful definition, a pure fruit, fullness, finesse, a bit aery as well as a small tension. On the palate this wine expresses notes of fleshy blackberry, fleshy cassis and more slightly raspberry associated with fine touches of fleshy red berries, subtle hint of cherry, a fine touches of toasted almond, sweet spices, racy/grainy minerality, vanilla, toasted oak, a very discreet hint of nougatine (in the background) as well as a imperceptible hint of tea and tonka bean (in the background). Tannins are fine, elegant and slightly firm. Good length. Chews on the finish. There is a hint of acidulous fruits, flowers and a very discreet hint of cocoa bitter (in the background) on the persistence.

Note (Score): 18.25+/20

Note (Score): 97/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2018

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Oui (Yes)