Chateau Haut Brion Blanc 1996

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Classification Cru Classe
Type White
Brand Chateau Haut Brion Blanc
Vintage 1996
Country France
Region Bordeaux, Graves
Grape Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon
Volume 0,75
Condition Perfect
Label Perfect
Drinkable -2025
Stock 0

Professional reviews

Parker (93)

In a vintage that produced a lot of high acid, emaciated dry whites, Haut-Brion's 1996 is the wine of the vintage. It displays exceptional concentration, tangy acidity, and gorgeously layered flavors of buttery citrus-like fruit, olives, and smoke. This medium-bodied, concentrated wine is quite backward. It will need a considerable amount of bottle age to shed some of its structure. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2025.

Winespectator / James Suckling (91)

Wonderful white Bordeaux. A wine with masses of almond, fresh apple and honey aromas and flavors and more opulent, baked apple and cream flavors flowing through. Full-bodied and very rich, with a long, lingering finish.

Other (19)

Rene Gabriel rates this wine 19/20 points.

Chateau Haut Brion Blanc - Chateau Haut Brion Blanc 1996

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