2014 Chateau Haut Bailly Pessac LeognanBlend from France
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- 96 Antonio Galloni - Vinous
- 95 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
- 95 Wine Enthusiast
- 94 Wine Spectator
96 Antonio Galloni - Vinous
"The 2014 Haut-Bailly has turned out beautifully. Dark, sumptuous and expressive, the 2014 exudes depth and finesse. Ample and resonant on the palate, with striking depth, the 2014 possesses exceptional balance and class. Hints of smoke, tobacco and licorice infuse the deep, creamy finish."
95 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
"A very well-made, modern wine with ripe cherry and cassis notes but rather discrete oak. The bright fruit and lively acidity balance the moderately dry tannins very well, and the finish is long and quite complex. Compacted. Needs time to open. Beautiful."
95 Wine Enthusiast
"Initial tight acidity in this crisp wine gives way to smooth rich black fruits. This already has a fine balance with its ripe juiciness and delicious red-berry flavors. It is going to develop into a very fine wine. Drink from 2024. -RV"
94 Wine Spectator
"This shows admirable density for the vintage, with a strong loamy echo amid the core of dark currant, fig and plum compote flavors. Loads of tobacco and tar details join in on the finish, while the fruit easily keeps pace. Rock-solid. Best from 2020 through 2035. 6,665 cases made. -JM"
96 - Antonio Galloni - Vinous
95 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
95 - Wine Enthusiast
94 - Wine Spectator
|Varietal(s)||Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot|
|Taste||currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak, vanilla, black cherry, plum, smoke, toast and tar|
|Nose||currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee and leather|