Fine Wine Online Auction

November 26, 2015

LOT 293
CHÂTEAU HAUT BRION 2005
  • CHÂTEAU HAUT BRION 2005

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CHÂTEAU HAUT BRION 2005

Pessac-Léognan, 1er Cru Classé

The mineral-laced 2005 Haut Brion (56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 39% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc) is exquisite. With its elegance and finesse, it is not as powerful as La Mission, but the nobility and complexity of the aromatics, incredible fragrance (subtle smoke and blue, red, and black fruits) that persists in the glass, full-bodied mouthfeel (though very light and delicate on its feet), and incredible length characterize this great Haut-Brion. It is just starting to drink well, and should continue to do so for at least another three decades. It is a tour de force in winemaking, but only 9,000 cases were produced. 100 WA 100 WS


Note:
PER LOT 2 BTS

Estimate: $1,500—1,800

Realised: $1,680
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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PER LOT 2 BTS