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Chateau Haut Brion 2001

$1019.00 per bottle

  • $968.00 per 12 bottle case 5% DISCOUNT

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"Intense aromas of violets, berries and spices follow through to a full-bodied palate, with layers of supersilky tannins and a long, long finish. Very classic in style. All in elegance and length. I like it better than the 2000." Wine Spectator - Rating (95)

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2001 VINTAGE

 94 Haut-Brion’s 2001, which was bottled late (the end of September, 2003), possesses an unmistakable nobility as well as a burgeoning complexity. Plum/purple to the rim, this blend of 52% Merlot, 36% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 12% Cabernet Franc is playing it close to the vest, having closed down considerably after bottling. Nevertheless, it reveals pure notes of sweet and sour cherries, black currants, licorice, smoke, and crushed stones. Medium-bodied with excellent purity, firm tannin, and an angular, structured finish, it requires 5-7 years of cellaring. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2020+.
95 Intense aromas of violets, berries and spices follow through to a full-bodied palate, with layers of supersilky tannins and a long, long finish. Very classic in style. All in elegance and length. I like it better than the 2000.
18.5 Mid crimson. Zesty and lively and not forced. Super-relaxed wine expressing what the vintage has to say. Such integrity! Beginning, middle and end show that this is a first growth with no hang ups and impressive persistence. Not lots of alcohol. Truly, very neat with lovely lift. Attractive glossiness of texture too.

 

 

Name Château Haut Brion 
Vintage 2001
Type Rouge / Red 
Appellation Pessac Léognan 
Classification 1er Cru Classé / 1st Growth 
Grape Varieties 52% Merlot, 36% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 12% Cabernet Franc
Format 750ml
Alcohol 13.5%
Vineyard 48 Hectares 
Average Age of Vines 35 Years
Production 10,000 - 12,000 cases 
Soil Günzian gravel and Sand
Winemaking  
Ageing 18 to 22 months in 80% new wood
Serving Suggestions Best now through to 2025+
Food Pairing  
Occassions  

 

"A strong argument can be made that this great first growth is the world’s most elegant and aromatically complex wine. Since the early 1980s, no first growth has been as consistent or as brilliant in quality as Haut-Brion." Robert Parker

"Fullish, ripe, concentrated, balanced, elegant and intense. Quality is very high, and the wine has been remarkably consistent. I cannot recall a single disappointment." Clive Coates, Master of Wine 

 Website: www.haut-brion.com