Chateau Haut-Brion Pessac-Léognan Premier Grand Cru Classé – 1996

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  •  France > Bordeaux > Graves > Pessac-Leognan

Wine Information

Region

France > Bordeaux > Graves > Pessac-Leognan

Producer

Chateau Haut-Brion

Type

Red

Grape

Bordeaux Red Blend

Advice

Ready

Vineyard

Chateau Haut-Brion

Producer

Chateau Haut-Brion

Appellation

Péssac-Léognan

Designation

AOP

Classification

Premier Cru

Cuvee Bottling


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Tasting notes

Robert Parker
Tasted: 28/09/2017
Drink: 2016-2050


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Vinous
Tasted: 05/01/1999
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Author: Stephen Tanzer


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JancisRobinson.com
Tasted: 17/02/2011
Drink: 2012-2030


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Area under vines: 48.35 hectares
Soils: mixture of clay, sand and clay
Average age of the vines: 35 years
Production: 10 000 to 12 000 cases a year
Ageing: in 80% new oak for 18–22 months
Grape varieties:
  • Merlot 45,4%
  • Cabernet Sauvignon 43,9%
  • Cabernet Franc 9,7%
  • Petit Verdot 1%

Second wine: La Clarence de Haut-Brion (previsouly Bahans) 
  • Average Annual Production: 5000 to 7000 Cases
  • Ageing: in 20-25% new oak for 18–22 months

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    Location

    Chateau Haut Brion, 135 Avenue Jean Jaures, Pessac, Bordeaux, France
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    Trade Summary (Bids and Offers)

    Case size Tax status bid offer Recent
    12x75cl IB £ 3,896 £ 3,760
    6x150cl IB £ 2,300
    6x75cl DP £ 1,820

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    Description Case Qty Total Action
    Bid 12x75cl 1 £ 3,896
    Bid 12x75cl 2 £ 7,360
    Bid 6x75cl 2 £ 3,640

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