2017 Haut-Bacalan

Haut-Bacalan

89Average Score
Red
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Scores & Notes
Average Score
89
Critic Notes

The 2017 Haut-Bacalan has a rich bouquet with fruitcake and raisin-infused red berry fruit that feels as if it is trying too hard. The palate is medium-bodied with fleshy ripe black fruit infused with pencil lead and leafy aromas. I don’t find this under-ripe but it is made in a classic style with just the right amount of austerity on the finish. It is well crafted and should drink well for several years.

Score: 88-90/100Neal MartinDrinking Window: 2020 - 2028

Deep purplish crimson. Dark fruited, pure and restrained on the nose. Seems quite a shy wine, not shouting, but with a good foundation of fruit and already smooth texture. A little more chewy on the finish, just fresh enough. (JH)

Score: 15.5-16/20Jancis RobinsonDrinking Window: Drink 2021-2029
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Pessac Leognan
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
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Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
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Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Pessac Leognan
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
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