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La Clarté de Haut Brion Blanc 2018

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CWA

RP

WS

JS95

AG

ST

W&S

JH

Price: $129.00

 
Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

95 Points | JS
“Wonderful aromas of honeysuckle, light apricot and citrus with hints of lemon curd and pie crust. It’s full-bodied, tight and composed with density and agility that make it unique for a white. Fantastic persistence. Try after 2024, but already a joy to taste and drink.” - James Suckling

Chateau Notes
“This second white wine, in a light golden colour, comes from Châteaux Haut-Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion. Blended from the two second wines of these properties, La Clarté de Haut-Brion is made from Sémillon (90% on average) and Sauvignon Blanc (10% on average). Wine lovers now have the chance to find out how Sémillon expresses itself in a dry white wine, at a very young age. Its fruity, floral aromas are extremely fresh and uniquely complex, all good reasons for exploring its finesse and aromatic expression A wonderful introduction to its elder brothers.”
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Kevin Bacons

Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

95 Points | JS
“Wonderful aromas of honeysuckle, light apricot and citrus with hints of lemon curd and pie crust. It’s full-bodied, tight and composed with density and agility that make it unique for a white. Fantastic persistence. Try after 2024, but already a joy to taste and drink.” - James Suckling

Chateau Notes
“This second white wine, in a light golden colour, comes from Châteaux Haut-Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion. Blended from the two second wines of these properties, La Clarté de Haut-Brion is made from Sémillon (90% on average) and Sauvignon Blanc (10% on average). Wine lovers now have the chance to find out how Sémillon expresses itself in a dry white wine, at a very young age. Its fruity, floral aromas are extremely fresh and uniquely complex, all good reasons for exploring its finesse and aromatic expression A wonderful introduction to its elder brothers.”



Ratings Sources

RP - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
WS - Wine Spectator
CWA - California Wine Advisors
JS - James Suckling
IWR - International Wine Review

Winery Chateau Haut Brion

Vineyard Designate

AVA Pessac-Leognan

Region Bordeaux