Les Hauts de Smith 2017 – Pessac-Léognan

Les Hauts de Smith 2017 – Pessac-Léognan

The nose is mineral, fruity and offers a small intensity / power, a fine intensity as well as a fine grain. It reveals notes of juicy / fresh cassis, blackberry and raspberries are combined with fine touches of fresh blueberry, graphite / flint, spices, chocolate as well as discreet hints of gray pepper. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers a beautiful freshness / definition, an acidulous / juicy frame, a very fine salinity (in the background), a fine fleshiness as well as gourmandize. On the palate this wine expresses notes of ripe cassis, ripe blackberry and small notes of strawberry associated with a hint of graphite / flint, chocolate, caramelized almond and a discreet hint of Bourbon vanilla. Tannins are elegant and well-built.

Note (Score): 16/20

Note (Score): 92/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 10/2019

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): Non (No)