Bahans Haut Brion
Drink: Drink Now
Price: $175.11 excl. GST
- Tasting Notes
Tasted blind at Farr Vintners’ 2006 horizontal, the 2006 Bahans-Haut-Brion has a fragrant earthy, woodland, almost autumnal bouquet that is well defined and fully mature. The palate is medium-bodied with grainy tannin, lightweight perhaps but with a keen thread of acidity, attenuated slightly towards the finish. Drink sooner rather than later would be my advice.
– Neal Martin, Robertparker.com, Score: 86
Good deep red. Black raspberry, sassafras, road tar and spicy oak on the nose. Sweet berry fruit shows an almost liqueur-like creaminess, but a peppery element and good underlying minerality lend grip to the finish, which features a fine dusting of tannins and nice cedary persistence. An excellent second wine.
– Stephen Tanzer, Vinous.com, Score: 89
Light, with lots of tobacco and some berry fruit. Short. May be better with time. Best after 2011. 7,500 cases made.
– James Molesworth, Winespectator.com, Score: 85
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