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    Chateau Haut Brion 1959
    1(3.75cm), 1lbsl, 3bsl, 1sdc, 1 Nicolas stamp
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    "Deep ruby with brick rim. Lightweight nose that is sweet rather than subtle. A simple wine with no rough edges but no layers. Opened up in the glass however to something sweet and rather charmingly mushroomy. Bit of brown sugar. Very dry finish but there is real quality here." (17pts JR, Oct 2005)

    "The 1959, which is certainly less evolved than the 1961, gets my nod as slightly superior to the full-blown, mature 1961. The 1959 offers a spectacular, rich, garnet/plummy color, a magnificent bouquet of roasted chestnuts, sweet, jammy, black-cherry, and raspberry fruit, and an intense, mineral, chocolate, coffee aroma. Super-concentrated, with layer upon layer of fat, supple, jammy fruit, a voluptuous texture, and a sweet, long, heady finish..." (98 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #95, Oct. 1994)

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    6th Friday
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