Château Haut-Brion Pessac-Léognan Red Bordeaux Blend 2005

9.319 ratings on Delectable
$899

Super dark for Haut-Brion. The nose is mind-blowing. Exotic...Full-bodied, with ultra refined tannins and great length--goes on and on...Better than 1989... Wine Spectator

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Ratings on Delectable

Tom Kobylarz Delectable Pro

To me the most complex wine of the night offering a deep cerebral experience, with what I thought of as a berry bouquet garni was the 2000 Haut-Brion. The most contemplative, while also a deeply pleasurable wine, offered layers of classic Bordeaux notes of toast, coffee, currants, cassis, subtle & smokey campfire embers, cigar box...the list goes on and most of that was in the nose. The palate was texturally seamless, packed and stacked with structure that never got in the way, though you would notice it on the finish letting you know it was there. 2005 was locked up and unrelenting at first, the second go an hour later was more repenting but it was still not nudging much. A thoroughly excellent wine, but just not revealing much beyond the hints of its greatness. #hautbrion #pessacleognan #bordeaux #wine

To me the most complex wine of the night offering a deep cerebral experience, with what I thought of as a berry bouquet garni was the 2000 Haut-Brion. The most contemplative, while also a deeply pleasurable wine, offered layers of classic Bordeaux notes of toast, coffee, currants, cassis, subtle & smokey campfire embers, cigar box...the list goes on and most of that was in the nose. The palate was texturally seamless, packed and stacked with structure that never got in the way, though you would notice it on the finish letting you know it was there. 2005 was locked up and unrelenting at first, the second go an hour later was more repenting but it was still not nudging much. A thoroughly excellent wine, but just not revealing much beyond the hints of its greatness. #hautbrion #pessacleognan #bordeaux #wine

9.4

Jeremy Noye Delectable Pro

CEO Morrell & Company

A star of the evening. So much grace and substance.

A star of the evening. So much grace and substance.

9.7

GaYoung Kim Delectable Pro

Graileys Fine Wines. Sommelier. Broker

It was such a baby!!!

It was such a baby!!!

9.3

Stephanie Kendall Delectable Pro

Thank you very much!

Thank you very much!

9.4