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There are few places where terroir truly affects production but Château Haut-Bailly is definitely one of those. Château Haut-Bailly has a distinctive style that harmoniously combines classicism with modernity, elegance, finesse and softness with structure. The silky smoothness of the tannins echoes the elegant yet complex aromas.


Château Haut-Bailly has great ageing potential and consistently wins praise from experts who agree that it offers complex pleasure and a richness that is neither aggressive nor ostentatious. These are natural qualities which Haut-Bailly is determined to keep.
Each year the team at Château Haut-Bailly works hard at developing the quality of the wines without interfering with nature. Since 1998, thanks to even more stringent selection controls, the wine has gained a greater depth and precision.

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After two hours of aeration, this wine indicated a change in maturity and style, with less of the plush fruit of the younger wines. Medium-plus garnet colour, turning to mahogany toward the rim. Leaf, cigar, and cedarwood aromas. The tannins seem to be the least impressive of those tasted so far, somewhat charmless and hard. The acidity is noticeable on the finish, too. 87

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Léognan, Pessac Leognan

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 Stuart George, Wine Writer (United Kingdom)  tasted  Château Haut-Bailly 1995  ( Château Haut-Bailly )

After two hours of aeration, this wine indicated a change in maturity and style, with less of the plush fruit of the younger wines. Medium-plus garnet colour, turning to mahogany toward the rim. Leaf, cigar, and cedarwood aromas. The tannins seem to be the least impressive of those tasted so far, somewhat charmless and hard. The acidity is noticeable on the finish, too. 87

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