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Chateau Haut Bergey Premier 5 2005
"Performing fabulously well, the 2005 Haut-Bergey may ultimately rival the estate's brilliant 2000. Fashioned from a blend of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon and 35% Merlot, it offers up sumptuous aromas of high-class cigar tobacco interwoven with hints of menthol, burning embers, black currants, and a volcanic/earthy component. The complex aromatics are followed by a wine with stunning concentration, terrific fruit purity, a voluptuous texture, and a long, heady finish. For its power and richness, itâ€™s relatively light on its feet. Anticipated maturity: 2011-2025.
Tasted young. Impressive, lots going on. Should be even more intriguing in a few more years. Glad I bought a case.
External Reviews for Chateau Haut Bergey Premier 5
Dark ruby at the core with little variation towards the rim. The nose opens with sweet plum, grilled beef, tobacco, and smoke, framed by cassis and crushed rocks. The palate is lengthy and rich with flavors of vanilla, raspberry and lavender. Full bo... Jeff Loo. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2005 Haut Bergey 750ml
The Cabernet based Graves has all the opulence and ripeness characteristic of a great vintage. The nose gives aromas of currant and black cherry fruit along with smoky charcoal and earth. Though it's drinking well now, three years in the cellar wouldn't hurt.
One of the finest under-the-radar estates in Pessac-Leognan, Haut-Bergey's 2005 (a blend of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon and 35% Merlot) offers up aromas of scorched earth, wet stones, burning embers, charcoal, and copious black currant and cherry fruit. T... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2005 Haut Bergey 750ml
The 2005 Haut Bergey is a very serious bottle of wine. Powerful and well structured, it displays copious amounts of dark red and dark black fruits and gripping, well integrated tannins.
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