Château-Haut-Bages-Liberal Pauillac 2010

$89.99
$80.99

SKU 05136

750ml

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2010 is a great vintage that is distinguished by its very straight and structured style . It is a harmony between power and finesse, with a tone of classicism and silky tannins.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pauillac
Brand Château-Haut-Bages-Liberal
  • wa92

Wine AdvocateOne of the best efforts from this estate since the 1982, this wine remains fairly priced. It exhibits ripe blue and black fruits, a dense plum/purple color, good acidity buttressing a remarkably rich, fleshy, sumptuous texture, and oodles of smoky black currant and blueberry fruit. Ripe, heady and rich, this wine will probably benefit from 2-5 years of cellaring despite its precociousness and keep for two decades.

Robert Parker, February 2013
  • we91

Wine EnthusiastThe wine from this chateau, whose vines touch those of Latour, is solid and dense, with a sense of severity that is often the hallmark of this fifth growth. It is dark and the fruits whisper in the distance. This needs to age for several years.

Roger Voss, February 1, 2013
  • ws90

Wine SpectatorDark in profile and rather stolid, with a beam of currant, plum and fig allied to a prominent iron shaft that clamps down on the charcoal-textured finish. Showing rather austerely today, but has the length and cut to develop in the cellar. Best from 2015 through 2025. 8,500 cases made.

James Molesworth, March 31, 2013