Beautiful balance and integration between spices, fruit, acid, and tannin. Medium-light body. Cocoa and coffee notes. Very elegant.
Un-decanted bottle. Nose had a thin graphite/smoke layer on top of fruit and a hint of floral and maybe herb. Reasonable integration and balance among elements at this time with medium acid and not obivous tannins. Sour almost ripe fruit (black cherry, and other), a bit watery in the mid-palate and finish, with a touch of bitterness. Medium-length finish faded through some oak and tobacco and back to fruit with a slight pleasant bitterness. Medium or lighter body. Dry.
External Reviews for Vin Chateau Larrivet Haut Brion White Pessac Leognan
The 2005 is the finest wine produced at this estate since the 1998. A sleeper of the vintage, its dense ruby/purple color is followed by sweet aromas of graphite, earthy soil tones, cherries, cassis, and hints of smoke and herbs. This rich, ripe, med... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2005 Larrivet Haut Brion 1500ml
Rich and round with apple, lemon and toasted oak. Full-bodied, with good fruit and a medium finish. Solid wine.
Exhibiting classic Graves aromas of smoky, volcanic, scorched earth, herbs, chocolate, and black cherries, Larrivet Haut-Brion's dense ruby/purple-colored 2005 possesses superb depth, and silky yet abundant tannins. It is an excellent effort displayi... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2005 Larrivet Haut Brion 750ml
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