Le Clarence de Haut-Brion 2014

Le Clarence de Haut-Brion 2014

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• Domaine: Château Haut-Brion
• A.O.C.: Pessac-Léognan, Bordeaux
• Classification: Second Wine, 1er Cru, Grand Cru Classé en 1855

Tasting Notes

"The 2014 Le Clarence de Haut-Brion, you could argue, has a more engaging bouquet vis-à-vis the La Chapelle de la Mission Haut-Brion, a scintilla more mineralité and tension demonstrated in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with crisp tannin, vibrant wild strawberry and blackcurrant fruit intermingling with white pepper, bay leaf and cedar. There is admirable persistence in the mouth suggesting that it will offer 12-15 years drinking pleasure. This is very fine." - Neal Martin, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (3/31/2017, Interim Issue),Ratings: 91, Drink: 2019-2032

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