haut brion 1964
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90-94 / 100

Very good

Condition Good

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Avis d'expert
93 / 100
Jeannie Cho Lee
Jeannie Cho Lee

(06-2013) Savoury, classic Haut-Brion with plenty of fresh tobacco leaf and earthy character. This is not a ripe vintage but the Haut-Brion terroir comes through on the palate with layers of earthy flavours. Beautifully evolved and a joy to drink now.

92 / 100
Jeff Leve - The Wine Cellar Insider
Jeff Leve - The Wine Cellar Insider
(05-2014) Smoky, medium bodied, with more tobacco, truffle, cigard box and earth, than sweet cherries in character.
90 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate

(01-1998) 1964, while a mixed vintage for the wines of the Medoc as a result of many properties being caught by the heavy rains, was a very good year for the Graves chateaux. Haut-Brion's 1964 is fully mature as evidenced by the amber edge to its color, and has a splendidly rich, earthy, tobacco-and-mineral-scented bouquet.

89 / 100
Franck Dubourdieu
Franck Dubourdieu

(09-2007)

19 / 20
Jancis Robinson
Jancis Robinson

(04-2014) This was a hugely impressive bottle. Deep crimson, this wine looked as though it had quite a long life ahead. The strong smell of iodine should have told me straight away that is was Haut-Brion. Very dense, almost brooding but very complete and with lovely ripe fruit, presumably the result of the hot 1964 summer, this managed to make our bottle of Latour 1964 look almost puny. Hugely satisfying.

4 / 5
Michael Broadbent
Michael Broadbent

(10-2000) A fully mature yet intense appearance; nose like cream cheese; smoky, very earthy, dry.

Features
Vintage Wine 1964
Classification Médoc - 1er Cru Classé 
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pessac Leognan
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Country France
Château Château Haut Brion
Country France
Château informations
Château Haut Brion

Château Haut Brion

It was in 1855 that Château Haut Brion was honored with the highest distinction of Médoc wines: Premier Cru Classé (First Growth). Château Haut Brion is the only non-Médoc domain to be included in the Médoc wine list, as well as the Graves wine classification as a Classified Growth!


Its soil is similar to elsewhere as a brother of Latour. Without being the most concentrated, Haut Brion is the most noble of wines from Pessac-Leognan and its longevity is unparalleled in the industry. The silky tannins are always exceptional. Chateau Haut-Brion is the oldest and yet the smallest of vineyards classified as Premiers Grands Crus in 1855 (Château Lafite-RothschildChâteau LatourChâteau MargauxChâteau Mouton RothschildChâteau Haut-Brion)


Although the vineyard has been active in the region since at least Roman times, the first mention of vineyards of Haut-Brion dates back only to 1423. In the early days, the wines were known by the name of the parishes where they came from. In the case of Haut-Brion, under the leadership of Pontac, the wine first bore the name of this noble and respectable family. Haut Brion was founded in 1525 by Jean de Pontac and since famous people have succeeded. The last of them, Clarence Douglas Dillon, was Minister of Finance of the United States under the Kennedy administration. As its reputation grew, the name of the estate came to replace that of its owners. The concept of Grand Cru is born! We find the first mention in the diary of Samuel Pepys, who wrote April 10, 1663: "I just tasted a French wine called Ho-Bryan (sic) which has the best and most special taste I've ever enountered."


Among the many great vintages of Château Haut Brion, the exceptional vintages are 1926, 1945, 1953, 1959, 1961, 1982, 1990, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000.

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