Chateau Haut Brisson St. Emilion 2016
|Region||France, Bordeaux, St. Emilion|
|Brand||Chateau Haut Brisson|
Wine AdvocateBlended of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc, the deep garnet-purple colored 2016 Haut-Brisson is quite oaky on the nose with underlying plum preserves, baked cherries and dried mulberries plus wafts of bay leaves, damp soil and cigars. Medium to full-bodied, it has firm, rounded tannins, seamless freshness and plenty of muscular fruit going long in the finish. 5,000 cases produced. Drink Date: 2019-2034.
Wine SpectatorBramble, black cherry, red currant and damson plum fruit flavors combine into a juicy and energetic core, while light dried anise, rooibos tea and mineral notes skitter through for added range. Has chalky minerality for spine and fresh acidity driving all the elements along. Best from 2021 through 2033. 5,000 cases made.