Chateau Haut Brion 1967
Pessac Leognan, 1er Cru Classe
u: two at 3cm, four 3.5cm, two 4cm, one 4.5cm, one 5cm, corrosion to one capsule top, light oxidation to four, evidence of old seepage to two, light staining and discoloration to labels, nick resulting in tear to one label at lower edge
"The 1967 vintage is not one of the most coveted today and that's unfortunate. We were impressed not only by this example of a classic Haut Brion but also the wine's remarkable notes of iron, iodine, and ions after a summer thunderstorm. Wet earth, tar, tobacco, and cedar encapsulate a damson plum core, grape pip tannins, and an (almost) citrusy tinge of acidity. Plush and luxurious, this wine reveals not a hint of strain from the challenging vintage." Fine Wines Department 02/2019
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