2021 chateau haut-brion, blanc, pessac-leognan
Why We're Buying
First Growth Bordeaux are among the most expensive and renowned wines in the world. Only five estates have earned this distinction, including Château Haut-Brion. Its legendary sauvignon blanc- Sémillon blend is the most coveted white wine in Pessac-Léognan, with the average bottle costing upwards of $1,000.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
The 2021 Haut-Brion Blanc also shows considerable promise, offering up aromas of pink grapefruit, nectarine and crisp orchard fruits mingled with notions of freshly baked bread, pastry cream and beeswax. Full-bodied, fleshy and enveloping, it's satiny and seamless, with a broader-shoulders, more muscular profile than La Mission's white but similarly vibrant acids. At this early stage, this would appear to be one of the two or three finest Haut-Brion whites of the last 20 years. 94-96