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1989 Laville Haut Brion

Laville Haut Brion

94Average Score
flagBordeaux / France
White

With its decadent bouquet of honeyed, superripe melons, figs, and toasty new oak, the 1989 is an utterly mind-blowing effort from Laville-Haut-Brion. The wine is stunningly rich, concentrated, and intense, with a texture more akin to a Grand Cru white Burgundy than an austere white Graves. Acidity is low and the alcohol level is high, suggesting this wine will have to be drunk in its first 10-15 years of life. For pure power, as well as a sumptuous texture, this may well be the most dramatic Laville-Haut-Brion ever produced. Production was tiny; only 900 cases were made. Anticipated maturity: 1997-2020. Last tasted, 7/93.| Wine Advocate.August, 1993

Robert Parker    Score: 95/100

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