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Château la Tour Haut-Brion Graves 2010

Member Review by highpocket:

Highly disappointing,I may have killed it with the 2 hour decanting job but it was weak,light,acedic yet not sour,drinkable but this is not the haut brion that I learned about in wine appreciation class or tasted at chez ardid in San Antonio,Tx. Wish I could remember some more specifics on that one.This one was a dud. Next time I decant I will taste before and after decanting.

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Snooth User: highpocket
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Vintage: 2002 03/07/2010

Highly disappointing,I may have killed it with the 2 hour decanting job but it was weak,light,acedic yet not sour,drinkable but this is not the haut brion that I learned about in wine appreciation class or tasted at chez ardid in San Antonio,Tx. Wish I could remember some more specifics on that one.This one was a dud. Next time I decant I will taste before and after decanting.


Snooth User: jilly0277
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Vintage: 1996 08/02/2007

Four glasses


External Reviews for Château la Tour Haut-Brion Graves

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Vintage: 2005 04/05/2009

A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2005 Tour Haut-Brion, La 750ml


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Vintage: 2005 03/04/2009

JS: Shows interesting aromas of chocolate, meat and berry, with hints of fresh c�pe. Turns floral and aromatic. Full-bodied, with soft, velvety tannins and a medium finish. Very balanced and pretty. Elegant and seductive. This is the last year of LTHB. Best after 2014. 2,250 cases made.


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Vintage: 2005 03/21/2009

RP: Beginning in 2006, this vineyard became part of La Mission-Haut-Brion�s second wine, so 2005 will be the final vintage of La Tour Haut-Brion. That�s a shame as many superb, under-the-radar wines were produced under this moniker in the forties, fifties, sixties, seventies, and early eighties. The 2005 is a 2,000-case blend of 41% Cabernet Franc, 32% Merlot, and 27% Cabernet Sauvignon, a relatively high amount of Cabernet Sauvignon for a Pessac-Leognan property. It offers classic notes of scorched earth, asphalt, smoky black cherries, and roasted herbs. Medium-bodied and tannic, it is an excellent, but not inspirational claret that should be at its finest between 2013-2025.


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Vintage: 2005 04/01/2008

Chateau La Tour Haut Brion - Pessac FUTURES


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Vintage: 2000 03/19/2013

...Nose shows a roasted ripeness: plum, redcurrant, chocolate and tobacco. Sweet, fat and superripe, with complex, expressive flavors of plum, redcurrant, meat, tomato, mocha and tobacco... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2000 Tour Haut-Brion, La 750ml


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Vintage: 2000 02/11/2011

Wonderful aromas of tobacco, berry and currants. Full-bodied, with a solid core of fruit and vanilla character. Long and silky on the finish, with ripe tannins... Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2000 Tour Haut-Brion, La 750ml


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Vintage: 1999 09/22/2010

...It is a sexy, open-knit, deep ruby-colored effort, exhibiting a smoky nose of melted asphalt, truffles, cassis, and tobacco, enticing sweetness on the attack, low acidity, and a smoky, ripe rich finis...Drink this captivating, complex Graves over ... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1999 Tour Haut-Brion, La 750ml


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