Haut-Médoc Wine

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Haut-Medoc

This is the more southerly part of the Medoc that includes the prestigious communes of Margaux, Pauillac, St-Estephe, and St-Julien, as well as Listrac and Moulis. It includes four of the five First Growths, as well other extremely prestigious estates. Cabernet Sauvignon makes up the greatest proportion of most of the wines.

– Description from Hana Choi

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  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Viognier

    This special and exciting variety has taken California by storm and young plantings already demonstrate that this out...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Petit Verdot

    History of the grape: It is thought Petit Verdot (“little green one”) predates Cabernet Sauvignon in Bordeaux, as far...

  • Burger Grape

Popular Wineries in Haut-Médoc View all

  • Château Caronnes Ste. Gemme

    The vineyard was first reported in 1648 when a local landlord, Denis de Mullet of La Tour StLa...

  • Château le Puy

    Wines of Chateau le Puy are issued from a vineyard more than fifty-years old. Vinestocks are cul...

  • Château Camensac

    Despite the impression one may have received from the media, there are a certain number of estate...

  • Château Clement-Pichon

    The history of the chateau dates back to the 14th century and it was owned by the Pichon family...

  • Château Malescasse

    Château Malescasse was built in 1824 on the highest land in the commune of Lamarque. In 1870 it ...

  • Château Beaumont

    Positioned on the left bank of the Garonne, between Saint-Julien and Margaux, Château Beaumont dr...

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Haut-Médoc on Snooth

  • Chateau Liversan Haut-Medoc 2003

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    This bottle of wine was part of a lot I bought on the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/104384.Haut-Medoc is an appellation set up in 1936 for wines produced in 15 communes on the eastern side of the Medoc peninsular stretching nearly 40 miles north of the City of Bordeaux itself, Winemaking really got started here at the end of the 17t... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Chateau Cantemerle Haut-Médoc 2006

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    No written review

    Wine review by bobvree


  • Chateau Cantemerle Haut-Médoc 2006

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    A little astringent yet but very. Doses of red berry fruits, blackberry and violets on the nose that follow to the palate well. Additional spice, earth and framing tannins balanced with good acidity leave leaves wanting more. Still has 3-5 years left. Drink or hold - 91 points - Paul Read More

    Wine review by rckr1951


  • L'X de Larrivaux Haut-Medoc 2011

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    approachable, full of fruits, but breathes fast... Read More

    Wine review by Dennis Lim


  • We had our annual wine club Christmas party scheduled for Saturday night.  After a large snow event and then temps down to -18DF it wasn't smart for people to travel.  So a couple of locals came over and we had some fun anyway.  I would have put some pictures in but that function is still not working, so a brief narrative.1. A 2012 Novy Susan's ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Weekend Wines - Post Pictures...


  • Château Peyrabon Red Bordeaux Blend Haut-Médoc 2014

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    rather similar to 2011 - deep, dark, and oaky, with some cherry notes Read More

    Wine review by Dennis Lim


  • Château Reysson Red Bordeaux Blend Haut-Médoc 2014

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    found it too spicy... Read More

    Wine review by Dennis Lim


  • Chateau de Braude Haut Medoc 2010

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    Your holiday wine list is not complete without a French choice. French is subtle but not without complexity. This well-blanced, fruit forward Bordeaux blend will pair wonderfully with your turkey and sage dressing Christmas dinner. Read More

    Wine review by sbr1105


  • Château Doyac Red Bordeaux Blend Haut-Médoc 2014

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    even though it's young, there is a rather rich fruity bouquet of plums and berries; slightly savoury and did not disappoint Read More

    Wine review by Dennis Lim


  • Chateau Belgrave 2013

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    The 2013 Chateau Belgrave (Cinquieme Cru of 1855) opens on the nose with some blueberry, smoky oak and a hint of more dark fruit such as blackberry. Entry is surprisingly light (and lean), bracing and acidic - without heady tannin but some blackberry fruit poking through. Depth and core is absent here, but a light tasty early drinker is found ... Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden


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