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2015 Chateau Haut Bailly French - Bordeaux

Chateau Haut-Bailly 2015

Winery: Chateau Haut Bailly

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard:

Wine Category: French - Bordeaux

Grape blend: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot & 4% Petit Verdot

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Pessac Leognan

State or country: France

Price: $127

Cases produced: 6,665

KWG Score: 97.4 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Excellent (95)

Review date: March 7, 2018

Wine Review: This dark red colored Cab based blend from Pessac Leognan is Excellent! It opens with a black cherry bouquet with a hint of cedar. On the palate, this wine is wine is medium to full bodied, nicely balanced, soft and smooth. The flavor profile is a mineral infused black currant with notes of black olive and a touch of black cherry. The finish is dry and its tannins build up and last for quite some time. In the near term, I would decant this wine and pair it with a New York strip steak. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: The outstanding weather in 2015 resulted in rich, fruity wines with great balance and excellent structure. Made from very ripe fruit, they have a perfect harmony and a remarkable underlying softness. Powerful Cabernets dominate the blend. Rich, fleshy and dense, they harmonise with the well-structured Merlots. The Petits Verdots are dark and spicy, and bring a touch of complexity to the wine.

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