Chateau Haut Brion 2018


4.9 sterren - 3 professionele reviews
€ 549,00 (excl. BTW)
664,29 (in. BTW)
Verwacht medio april 2021
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Classificatie Cru Classe
Wijnsoort Rood
Producent Chateau Haut Brion
Jaar 2018
Land Frankrijk
Streek Bordeaux, Graves
Grape Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Bordeaux Blend
Inhoud 0,75
Conditie Perfect
Etiket Perfect
Drinkbaar 2028-2070
Voorraad 3

Professionele reviews

BOW (10-)

Parker (100)

The 2018 Haut-Brion is composed of 49.4% Merlot, 38.7% Cabernet Sauvignon and 11.9% Cabernet Franc. Deep garnet-purple in color, the wine needs a lot of swirling before it begins to release a whole complex melody of notes, one at a time to begin: tilled earth, followed by pronounced licorice, then crushed rocks, then the preserved plums. Eventually, it all comes together into a fascinating crescendo of intense crème de cassis, rose oil, wild blueberries and kirsch notes, giving way to quiet, persistent leitmotif scents of cinnamon stick, truffles and redcurrant jelly. The medium to full-bodied palate delivers all this and more, revealing tightly wound black fruit, red berry and exotic spice layers within a solid, wonderfully plush frame and seamless freshness, finishing with epic length and loads of earth and mineral sparks. This is a profound, highly intellectual, multilayered baby, which will require a good 7-8 years to begin to sing its incredible song, then should cellar a further 40 years at least. By way of reference, think 1989 with more restraint and even greater purity.

Winespectator / James Suckling (99)

Aromas of currants, leaves, fresh mushrooms, oyster shell, tobacco, and dried flowers, following through to a full body, yet ever so refined and polished and it grows on the palate. Lovely, energetic finish. Subtle and driven at the end of the palate.


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