High shoulder - cork looks good - cellared - slight label damage at bottom front - excellent condition for this age
This wine offers a beautiful golden color with aromas of honey, candied fruit, and apricots. On the palate, it is full-bodied and luscious, with flavors of honey, candied orange peel, and a hint of vanilla. The finish is long and complex, with a pleasant balance of sweetness and acidity.
60% Merlot - 40% Cabernet Sauvignon
Expressive nose of ripe fruit, dominated by blackcurrant and strawberry purée with cedar notes with a lively, fleshly palate. Nice length with ripe tannins and fine allies at a gourmet fruit.
Clean pale yellow with hints of green and a nice brilliance. Aromas of crisp, ripe fruits and powerful, toasted bread, fresh almonds and hints of fresh butter. Lots of finesse, elegance, white flowers and some mineral. Long on the palate, rich and elegant at the time. Very nice, dense and concentrated, powerful with the beautiful complexity of the vintage. Ripe and crisp with a touch of exotic.
Light pale yellow colour with hints of green, nice and clear. Crisp and ripe aroma, citrus, apples and lemon, almonds and smoked hazelnuts. Hints of mineral and good freshness. Fresh and forward, nice richness to the mid-palate, very classic in its definition. Lots of ripe fruits, almonds, some delicate oak, and a light smokiness. Harmony: A complete wine with nice mineral and roundness. Good intensity, fresh with a nice volume.
The colour is a pale yellow and hints of green. Nice and clean. Aromas are intense ripe fruit, peaches, apple, citrus and white flowers. Fresh and mineral. The wine is rich, ripe, crisp and fresh. Very nice mineral towards the end.. Balanced and fresh, big in structure. Very impressive.
Its colour is a very deep red. The nose, at first reserved, opens up softly and slowly. Notes of minerals are followed by red berries, then an earthy whiff dominated by an aroma of fresh ground coffee beans. Before you know it the wine charms you with all of its incredible complexity. The mouth is silky. The treatment of this vintage's special tannins renders them astonishingly suave. Their freshness carries them along eventually towards an unending length on the palate.
"a masterpiece." 100 points - James Suckling
With a history that dates back to 1660 when it was served at the table of King Charles II, Château Haut-Brion has maintained its position as a legendary wine estate. This exceptional blend is crafted from 45% Merlot, 44% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 9% Cabernet Franc, complemented by a touch of Petit Verdot. The grapes are hand-harvested and sorted multiple times, resulting in limited yields and a 22-month maturation in new oak barrels. The wine exhibits velvety notes of ripe blackcurrant and a mineral profile, showcasing the finesse that is synonymous with Haut Brion. In exceptional vintages, it can age for decades, with standout years like 1961 and 1989 solidifying its place among the world's greatest red wines.
The color is dense and deep. The nose is precise and sumptuous. Aromas of red and black berries mingle with a minty touch. On the palate, the tannins are fine and coated with aromas of blackberry and raspberry. The palate is full and silky. A very long finish with an incredible depth.
Offering elegant aromas of black raspberry, cassis, violets, a touch of leather, and loamy soil. The mid-weight palate has good concentration and lift, with ripe black fruit character, and fine-grained tannins carrying over on a rich and long, succulent, layered finish.
Chateau La Mondotte Grand Cru Classe is an exceptional red wine from the Saint-Emilion region of Bordeaux, France. It has a deep and intense aroma of dark fruit, blackberry, and black currant, with hints of tobacco and spice. On the palate, it is full-bodied, with rich and concentrated flavors of black fruit, licorice, and espresso. The tannins are firm and well-structured, leading to a long and luxurious finish. This wine pairs well with grilled or roasted meats, game, and strong cheeses.
In the glass, the wine has a deep golden color, reflecting the richness and complexity of its aromas and flavors. On the nose, there are intense notes of honey, apricot, and ripe peach, along with a hint of toasted almonds and vanilla. On the palate, the wine is full-bodied and luscious, with a perfect balance of sweetness and acidity. The flavors are a complex mix of dried fruits, candied orange peel, and honey, with a long, lingering finish that leaves a pleasant impression on the palate.