Chateau Larrivet Haut Brion Pessac Léognan 2009
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Wine AdvocateA sensational wine from this Pessac-Leognan estate, the 2009 possesses notes of charcoal, graphite, roasted herbs, truffles, spice box, and luxurious quantities of black currant and black cherry fruit. Full-bodied, impressively endowed. and well under the radar for most consumers, this outstanding wine is a sleeper of the vintage and well worth buying. It should drink well for 15 or more years.
Wine SpectatorThis broad, mouthfilling red delivers linzer torte, blackberry preserves and mulled fig notes laced with black tea, bittersweet cocoa and anise accents. The long, fleshy finish has a mouthwatering peppery hint. Approachable, but will cellar well enough. Drink now through 2018. 7,250 cases made.
Wine Enthusiast90-92 Barrel sample. Big, ripe fruits, full of sweet tannins and exotic spice. Balanced, just an extra hint of ripeness.