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Haut Brion 1986 750mL

Haut Brion 1986 750mL

Rating: Rating: RP94


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1986 Haut Brion - Bordeaux Book, 4th Edition - Jan 2003: This wine continues to be backward, but the bouquet is beginning to develop secondary nuances from roasted herbs and sweet cigar tobacco to compost, leathery notes, along with plenty of sweet cherry and black currant fruit. I had somewhat higher hopes for it a decade ago. The wine is still youthful, quite pure, medium to full-bodied, but somewhat elevated, austere tannins in the finish at age 16 are starting to make me think they will never become fully integrated. As always, making a judgment call on a wine destined to have a half-century of life is sometimes difficult, given the varying stages it goes through, but I wonder if this wine will turn out to be as profound as I once predicted. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2030.
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Wine Makers Haut Brion
Year 1986
Format 750mL
Rating RP94