Château Haut-Brion

About Château Haut-Brion

Château Haut-Brion is a Premier Grand Cru Classé (First Growth) estate located in the Pessac-Léognan appellation of Graves, south of Bordeaux. Château Haut-Brion is the oldest continuous winery in Bordeaux, with records of viticulture on the estate from 1423. Haut-Brion has been celebrated for centuries. Samuel Pepys tasted the wine at Royal Oak Tavern on April 10th 1663 and wrote that he "drank a sort of French wine called Ho Bryen that hath a good and most particular taste I never met with". One of the world’s earliest tasting notes!

 

In the 1855 classification, Haut-Brion was the only First Growth not in the Médoc. The estate is managed today by Prince Robert of Luxembourg. Since 1982 they have increased selection using less than half the number of grapes in the Grand Vin, which has had a notably effect on quality. In addition to the Grand Vin, Haut-Brion produces a red second wine called Le Clarence de Haut Brion. The vineyard also produces a dry white wine named Château Haut-Brion Blanc which is very highly prized.

List Grid

6 Products

Prices: In Bond Inc. TAX
Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
Haut-Brion 2015 (6x75cl)
Inc. TAX: €3,707.70
2015

Haut-Brion 2015 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

A blend of 50% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc and 42% Cabernet Sauvignon, the medium to deep garnet-purple colored 2015 Haut-Brion is reticent to begin, languidly revealing crushed black cherries, ripe black plums and wild blueberries with sparks of cinnamon stick, cloves, nutmeg, espresso, unsmoked cigars, tapenade, crushed rocks and lavender. The full-bodied palate possesses wonderfully complementary contrasts of bold black and blue fruit richness and delicately nuanced cherry fruit, baking spices and floral accents, strutting ripe, finely pixelated tannins and seamless acidity that is placed firmly in the background, finishing very long and with plenty of attitude. This impeccably poised, exquisitely perfumed 2015 Haut-Brion possesses the most alluring yet seemingly effortless beauty. While it bears only a passing resemblance in its opulent personality to the now legendary 1989, like that vintage the 2015 cannot fail to hedonically satiate and intellectually edify all lovers of great Bordeaux who drink it. What’s more, it also has the blue-blooded tenaciousness to remain this jaw-droppingly impressive, throughout its many guises over time, and for a very, very long time.
In Stock in Cru LCB

Bordeaux 6x75cl 2 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. TAX: €3,707.70
Haut-Brion 2016 (6x75cl)
Inc. TAX: €3,768.68
2016

Haut-Brion 2016 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

The 2016 Haut-Brion is blended of 56% Merlot, 37.5% Cabernet Sauvignon and 6.5% Cabernet Franc. Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, the nose is at once profound and arresting, offering drop-dead gorgeous Morello cherries, lilacs and red rose scents with a core of Black Forest cake, warm blackcurrants and blueberry preserves plus wafts of sandalwood and underbrush. Medium-bodied, the elegantly crafted palate is completely packed with intense floral, mineral and cassis-laced flavors with a firm frame of very finely pixelated tannins and seamless freshness, finishing very long and achingly stunning.
Delivery to Storage from 1 Sep 2021

Bordeaux 6x75cl 2 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. TAX: €3,768.68
Haut-Brion 2017 (6x75cl)
Inc. TAX: €2,675.70
2017

Haut-Brion 2017 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (98)

This is extremely aromatic and perfumed with crushed-berry, flower, currant and orange-peel character. Full-bodied, very tight and focused with fabulous depth and density that brings you down through the wine. Deep and serious. Very classic wine that reminds me of top Haut-Brions of the mid-1980s. Try after 2025.
Delivery to Storage from 1 Sep 2021

Bordeaux 6x75cl 2 98 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. TAX: €2,675.70
Haut-Brion 2018 (6x75cl)
Inc. TAX: €3,755.70
2018

Haut-Brion 2018 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

The 2018 Haut-Brion is composed of 49.4% Merlot, 38.7% Cabernet Sauvignon and 11.9% Cabernet Franc. Deep garnet-purple in color, the wine needs a lot of swirling before it begins to release a whole complex melody of notes, one at a time to begin: tilled earth, followed by pronounced licorice, then crushed rocks, then the preserved plums. Eventually, it all comes together into a fascinating crescendo of intense crème de cassis, rose oil, wild blueberries and kirsch notes, giving way to quiet, persistent leitmotif scents of cinnamon stick, truffles and redcurrant jelly. The medium to full-bodied palate delivers all this and more, revealing tightly wound black fruit, red berry and exotic spice layers within a solid, wonderfully plush frame and seamless freshness, finishing with epic length and loads of earth and mineral sparks. This is a profound, highly intellectual, multilayered baby, which will require a good 7-8 years to begin to sing its incredible song, then should cellar a further 40 years at least. By way of reference, think 1989 with more restraint and even greater purity.
Delivery to Storage from 1 Sep 2021

Bordeaux 6x75cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. TAX: €3,755.70
Le Clarence de Haut-Brion 2015 (6x75cl)
Inc. TAX: €860.10
2015

Le Clarence de Haut-Brion 2015 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (95)

Aromas of forest floor, mushrooms, lavender and violets. Full-bodied, tight and structured with fantastic tannins and focus. Long and layered. Impressively toned. Give it three or four years to come together. Begin drinking in 2023.
Delivery to Storage from 1 Sep 2021

Bordeaux 6x75cl 2 95 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. TAX: €860.10
Le Clarence de Haut-Brion 2019 (6x75cl)
Inc. TAX: €957.30
2019

Le Clarence de Haut-Brion 2019 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (95-96)

This has fascinating, smoky, bark, dried-meat and crushed-berry character. It’s full-bodied with crushed stone, tobacco and dried meat. Extremely long and flavorful.
Delivery to Storage from 29 Nov 2022

Bordeaux 6x75cl 1 95-96 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. TAX: €957.30
Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
Haut-Brion 2015 (6x75cl)
In Bond: €3,075.00
2015

Haut-Brion 2015 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

A blend of 50% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc and 42% Cabernet Sauvignon, the medium to deep garnet-purple colored 2015 Haut-Brion is reticent to begin, languidly revealing crushed black cherries, ripe black plums and wild blueberries with sparks of cinnamon stick, cloves, nutmeg, espresso, unsmoked cigars, tapenade, crushed rocks and lavender. The full-bodied palate possesses wonderfully complementary contrasts of bold black and blue fruit richness and delicately nuanced cherry fruit, baking spices and floral accents, strutting ripe, finely pixelated tannins and seamless acidity that is placed firmly in the background, finishing very long and with plenty of attitude. This impeccably poised, exquisitely perfumed 2015 Haut-Brion possesses the most alluring yet seemingly effortless beauty. While it bears only a passing resemblance in its opulent personality to the now legendary 1989, like that vintage the 2015 cannot fail to hedonically satiate and intellectually edify all lovers of great Bordeaux who drink it. What’s more, it also has the blue-blooded tenaciousness to remain this jaw-droppingly impressive, throughout its many guises over time, and for a very, very long time.
In Stock in Cru LCB

Bordeaux 6x75cl 2 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: €3,075.00
Haut-Brion 2016 (6x75cl)
In Bond: €3,125.00
2016

Haut-Brion 2016 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

The 2016 Haut-Brion is blended of 56% Merlot, 37.5% Cabernet Sauvignon and 6.5% Cabernet Franc. Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, the nose is at once profound and arresting, offering drop-dead gorgeous Morello cherries, lilacs and red rose scents with a core of Black Forest cake, warm blackcurrants and blueberry preserves plus wafts of sandalwood and underbrush. Medium-bodied, the elegantly crafted palate is completely packed with intense floral, mineral and cassis-laced flavors with a firm frame of very finely pixelated tannins and seamless freshness, finishing very long and achingly stunning.
Delivery to Storage from 1 Sep 2021

Bordeaux 6x75cl 2 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: €3,125.00
Haut-Brion 2017 (6x75cl)
In Bond: €2,215.00
2017

Haut-Brion 2017 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (98)

This is extremely aromatic and perfumed with crushed-berry, flower, currant and orange-peel character. Full-bodied, very tight and focused with fabulous depth and density that brings you down through the wine. Deep and serious. Very classic wine that reminds me of top Haut-Brions of the mid-1980s. Try after 2025.
Delivery to Storage from 1 Sep 2021

Bordeaux 6x75cl 2 98 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: €2,215.00
Haut-Brion 2018 (6x75cl)
In Bond: €3,115.00
2018

Haut-Brion 2018 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

The 2018 Haut-Brion is composed of 49.4% Merlot, 38.7% Cabernet Sauvignon and 11.9% Cabernet Franc. Deep garnet-purple in color, the wine needs a lot of swirling before it begins to release a whole complex melody of notes, one at a time to begin: tilled earth, followed by pronounced licorice, then crushed rocks, then the preserved plums. Eventually, it all comes together into a fascinating crescendo of intense crème de cassis, rose oil, wild blueberries and kirsch notes, giving way to quiet, persistent leitmotif scents of cinnamon stick, truffles and redcurrant jelly. The medium to full-bodied palate delivers all this and more, revealing tightly wound black fruit, red berry and exotic spice layers within a solid, wonderfully plush frame and seamless freshness, finishing with epic length and loads of earth and mineral sparks. This is a profound, highly intellectual, multilayered baby, which will require a good 7-8 years to begin to sing its incredible song, then should cellar a further 40 years at least. By way of reference, think 1989 with more restraint and even greater purity.
Delivery to Storage from 1 Sep 2021

Bordeaux 6x75cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: €3,115.00
Le Clarence de Haut-Brion 2015 (6x75cl)
In Bond: €702.00
2015

Le Clarence de Haut-Brion 2015 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (95)

Aromas of forest floor, mushrooms, lavender and violets. Full-bodied, tight and structured with fantastic tannins and focus. Long and layered. Impressively toned. Give it three or four years to come together. Begin drinking in 2023.
Delivery to Storage from 1 Sep 2021

Bordeaux 6x75cl 2 95 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: €702.00
Le Clarence de Haut-Brion 2019 (6x75cl)
In Bond: €783.00
2019

Le Clarence de Haut-Brion 2019 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (95-96)

This has fascinating, smoky, bark, dried-meat and crushed-berry character. It’s full-bodied with crushed stone, tobacco and dried meat. Extremely long and flavorful.
Delivery to Storage from 29 Nov 2022

Bordeaux 6x75cl 1 95-96 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: €783.00

List Grid

6 Products

Live Chat with a Cru Advisor
X
We use cookies. Read more