Château Haut-Bailly 2012 fine wine from Bordeaux
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Château Haut-Bailly 2012

SKU:1070/12 Bordeaux - Pessac-Leognan - Red - 13° - More Info
  • Parker/WA : 96
  • J. Robinson : 17

For over four centuries, Château Haut-Bailly has overlooked a 30 hectare vineyard in a single block. The soil consists of sand and gravel from the Quaternary Period and the subsoil has a high proportion of fossils (shell marl). Haut-Bailly's reputation as one of the great wines of Bordeaux dates from the 19th century, and the word "outstanding" most often associated with the château reflects its superb quality. Robert G. Wilmers, owner since 1998, and the current manager, Véronique Sanders, have very demanding standards that entail using the best of traditional and modern methods, with full respect for the environment. A quarter of the vines at Haut-Bailly are a hundred years old, and the estate has a unique terroir that accounts for wines of amazing regularity. These great wines have an inimitable style, finesse, and elegance, whatever the vintage.

Wine Advocate-Parker :
The classic 2012 Haut-Bailly is staggeringly great wine, with a stunning bouquet of lead pencil shavings, blueberries, black raspberries and blackcurrants and perhaps a touch of spring flowers, followed by a medium to full-bodied wine with an almost seamless integration of wood, alcohol and tannin. It is rich, concentrated, stunningly supple, pure and a total hedonistic and intellectual turn-on. This wine defines what is meant by intensity of flavor, but it is light on its feet, à la great cuisine. It should be drinkable reasonably young, but age effortlessly for 25-30 years.

Alcohol 13°
Grape varieties Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Cabernet Franc
J. Robinson 17
R. Gabriel 18
Parker/WA 96
Wine Spectator 93
J. Suckling 94
Allergens Contains sulphites
Producer/Bottled by CHATEAU HAUT BAILLY 33850 LEOGNAN FRANCE
Appellation Pessac-Leognan
Classification Cru classe
Color Red
Availability In stock
Kosher No
Organic No
Country France
Producer Château Haut-Bailly
Wine certification AOC
Area Bordeaux
Vineyard Graves
€530.00
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