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    Chateau Haut Brion 1996
    Pessac-Leognan
    1lbsl, 1wisl
    Bottle (6)
    "The 1996 exhibits a deep ruby/purple color, and a surprisingly tight bouquet. With aeration, notes of fresh tobacco, dried herbs, smoke, asphalt, and black fruits emerge ... but reluctantly. It is tannic and medium-bodied, with outstanding purity and a layered, multidimensional style. However, the finish contains abundant tannin, suggesting that this wine needs 5-8 years of cellaring. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2030." (92pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #122, April 1999)

    "The 1996 exhibits a deep ruby/purple color, and a surprisingly tight bouquet. With aeration, notes of fresh tobacco, dried herbs, smoke, asphalt, and black fruits emerge ... but reluctantly. It is tannic and medium-bodied, with outstanding purity and a layered, multidimensional style." (92 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #122, Apr. 1999)


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    23rd-24th Friday-Saturday
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