CHÂTEAU HAUT-BRION 1998 (6) WA 99
Lot 87 Details
CHÂTEAU HAUT-BRION 1998
Pessac-Léognan. 1er Cru Classé
u. 1 x 1 cm. 6 x marked labels. 1 x scraped label.
Still incredibly youthful and sporting a lot of fruit, the deep garnet-brick colored 1998 Haut-Brion sashays out of the glass with flamboyant red and black fruits, followed by a train of cassis, blueberry pie and chocolate box notions plus accents of iron ore, dried lavender and underbrush. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is wonderfully rich and decadently seductive in its generosity of fruit and velvety texture, offering seamless freshness and finishing with epic length and compelling minerality. Oh so delicious right now, with careful cellaring it should continue to excite through 2045 and beyond. May 2018 WA 99