Château Haut-Brion 2015, Graves 1er Grand Cru Classé (6)

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Lot 223
Château Haut-Brion 2015, Graves 1er Grand Cru Classé (6)

Sold for US$ 2,480 inc. premium

Fine and Rare Wines

14 Jun 2019, 10:00 PDT

San Francisco

Château Haut-Brion 2015
Graves 1er Grand Cru Classé

(1 lightly scuffed and 1 lightly nicked label)
6 bottles

"...reticent to begin, languidly revealing crushed black cherries, ripe black plums and wild blueberries with sparks of cinnamon stick, cloves, nutmeg, espresso, unsmoked cigars, tapenade, crushed rocks and lavender. The full-bodied palate possesses wonderfully complementary contrasts of bold black and blue fruit richness and delicately nuanced cherry fruit, baking spices and floral accents, strutting ripe, finely pixelated tannins and seamless acidity that is placed firmly in the background, finishing very long and with plenty of attitude. This impeccably poised, exquisitely perfumed 2015 Haut-Brion possesses the most alluring yet seemingly effortless beauty. While it bears only a passing resemblance in its opulent personality to the now legendary 1989, like that vintage the 2015 cannot fail to hedonically satiate and intellectually edify all lovers of great Bordeaux who drink it. What's more, it also has the blue-blooded tenaciousness to remain this jaw-droppingly impressive, throughout its many guises over time, and for a very, very long time." (100pts Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Wine Advocate, Feb 2018)
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