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Le Clarence de Haut-Brion 1999

RM2,797.00

75cl / 13%

Le Clarence de Haut-Brion 1999 offers an aromatic persistence and a surprisingly long finish where the tannins are refined and the power of the wine is gradually revealed.

Availability: 12 in stock

Tasting Notes

Colour: Ruby colour
Aroma: Surprisingly fruit forward with lots of blackberry, boysenberry, and cassis. Touches of leather, tobacco, and a pinch of earth.
Palate: Opened for two hours the finish was excellent and the tannins refined.
Grape Varieties: 45.4% Merlot, 43.9% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9.7% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot.
Aging: The fermentation is done in oak barrels. for a period of 18 to 22 months of which 80% of the barrels are new.

History of Château Haut-Brion

Château Haut-Brion is the oldest of Bordeaux’s five first growths, and one of the most famous wines in the world. Located in Pessac-Léognan, south of the city of Bordeaux, the château is rather far removed from its counterparts, all of which are found in the Médoc.The Haut-Brion cuvée tends to have more Merlot than the wines from the Medoc, with Cabernet Sauvignon in more of a supporting role. As such, Haut-Brion is more rounded and softer than other Left Bank wines. The château describes the wine as having an empyreumatic bouquet.

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