Château Haut-Brion 2020, Pessac-Léognan, Grand Cru Classé 

Château Haut-Brion 2020, Pessac-Léognan, Grand Cru Classé 

On the nose, fresh, fruity and offers good definition, a certain intensity, a discreetly tight texture. It reveals notes of pulpy / juicy nectarine, fresh quenette, and crisp apple associated with touches of zest, beautiful minerality as well as subtle hints of fresh almond, white flowers, with a subtle hint of fresh apricot and of saline.  On the palate, it is fruity and offers minerality, freshness, juiciness, a little crystalline side, good definition, intensity, juiciness, roundness, smooth, a certain roundness, energy and tension. It reveals notes of pulpy / juicy apple, fresh / crunchy nectarine and notes of lemon associated with touches of zest, fresh apricot, fresh lychee as well as fine hints of white flowers, rose petal, with discreet hints of quince, nutmeg and toast. Savory on the finish / persistence.

Note (Score): 18.5+/20

Note (Score): 97-98/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 05/2021

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)


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