Another beautiful wine from Graves, in the Pessac-Leognan region of Bordeaux, France. It hails from Chateau Haut Brion, the 2011 Bordeaux Red Blend is one for the ages!
This wine is best drank between the years 2018 and 2046 for full wine-drinking pleasure and luxury.
It has a deep ruby color with tastes of red fruit, flower, caramel, espresso, oak, cedar and tobacco. Aromas of black fruit and cocoa beans, licorice. Powerful and robust tannins. It is averaging a 94 from wine critics international and domestic!
Pessac-Leognan is in the south-western region of Bordeaux, France. Formed out of the Graves subregion in 1987, the area is well known for its red and white wine production. Chateau Haut-Brion is one of the four big producers in Pessac-Leognan, sharing the spotlight with Chateaux La Mission Haut-Brion, Laville Haut-Brion and Pape Clement (which happens to have been named after Pope Clement V when he planted vines their in the 14th century.)
A fantastic vintage. Purchase it here on Amazon! Limited in quantity!