2000 Château Haut-Brion - Pessac-Léognan 1er Grand Cru Classé - 1 Bottle (0.75L)

Description
2000 Château Haut-Brion - Pessac-Léognan 1er Grand Cru Classé - 1 Bottle (0.75L)
Red wine - France - 99/100 points, Robert Parker

99 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Neil Martin

Tasted from an ex-château bottle in Bordeaux, I was not surprised to find the 2000 Château Haut-Brion flirting with perfection. The nose is simply breathtaking - quintessential Haut-Brion with ebullient red berry fruit, roasted herbs, gravel, terracotta tiles on a warm summer's day...it is simply wave after wave of intoxicating scents that could bring even the most stoic person to tears of joy. The palate displays heavenly balance, pitch-perfect acidity, perhaps spicier than previous bottles that I have tasted, and what depth and dimension in this outstanding wine. That hint of graphite on the finish is a cheeky nod to Pauillac, as if to thumb its nose at the First Growths, because alongside Château Latour, almost by stealth, the Haut-Brion is one of the greatest Bordeaux in this millennial year. (NM) 99+ (2016)

Excellent condition.

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Lot details
Type
Red wine
Vintage
2000
Producer, Name of wine
Château Haut-Brion
Classification
1er Grand Cru Classé
Number of bottles
1
Bottle size
Bottle (0.75L)
Country
France
Region
Pessac-Léognan
Fill Level
Bordeaux bottle type, neck fill level
Label Condition
Fully intact, readable label
Capsule/Cork condition
Fully intact metal capsule
Critic Score
99/100 points, Robert Parker
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