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1990 Haut-Brion Bordeaux Blend - France - Bordeaux - Pessac Leognan - Red - First Growth

France - Bordeaux - Pessac Leognan

Red Bordeaux Blend - First Growth
Producer Notes

Since its founding in 1525, Chateau Haut-Brion has passed between many illustrious owners, including admirals, archbishops, and mayors of Bordeaux. In recent years, the estate has come under the ownership of Clarence Douglas Dillon, Ambassador of the United States in Paris and Minister of Finance under President John F. Kennedy, making it the only American-owned First Growth property. Currently,... More »

Score
97
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Drink Dates
Comm: 2007-2015
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Source Jancis Robinson
Author marv
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.471%
Tasted On 06/25/2014

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Author johnswu
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 91.667%
Tasted On 04/12/2014

Consumed at The Little Door. Tastes like liquid smoke, smooth tannins, very long and lingering finish.

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Author BORDEAUXLICIOUS
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 92.352%
Tasted On 03/03/2013

This is much lighter in color than I would have imagined, barely opaque fading considerably towards the rim after 2 hours in the decanter. The nose is intense, violets, blackberry, blueberry and very ripe blackcurrant, pen ink, clove, slightly tertiary showing pine needle and wood. The first impression on the palate is of balance, it's perfect. Very ripe fruit which gives this wine a sweet note followed by gentle oak influence, medium-bodied, velvety tannin and medium+ acidity. This wine leaves an impression of perfection on the palate, elegant, this bottle has entered maturity and will probably dink well 2013- 2023, good length on the finish. Superb

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botro commented (590 days ago)
A great note - much appreciated. I have 1 bottle and based on your evaluation will hold it - if I can resist. Thanks
Author Ricknat1
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.332%
Tasted On 10/09/2009
Drink Dates 2009+

One of the best Haut Brion's we have had yet. Better then the 79 or 82 (so far). The nose is incredibly complex and smacks you in the face with leather, spices, dark fruits and other earthy, smoky ingredients. in the mouth it is full bodied, rich, luxurious and ultimately extremely classy. It is the finest expression of HB yet and I think it is at its apex with no sign of letting up anytime soon

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Author Will M.
Trade
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 12/26/2008

Soft, deep earth and mushrooms. velvelty on palette and extra long finish.

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Author dave1161
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 13.725%
Tasted On 12/24/2008
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Author Vicki K846
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 78.947%
Tasted On 02/09/2008
Drink Dates 2005-2015
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Author metlaw
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 77.477%
Tasted On 12/01/1980
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