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1985 Château Laville Haut-Brion Blanc
Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend
- > Bordeaux
- > Graves
- > Pessac-Léognan
Community Tasting Notes 14
PinkMoonWinery Likes this wine: (90 points)
July 24, 2013 - Vanilla, Mirabelles, lemon, some plastic, oysters, salt. A hint of minerals. Very good but needs to be drunk up.
ginfizz wrote: (92 points)
April 19, 2013 - First time with an old Graves. Citrus on nose, fennel, wax, grapefruit, then turning to old semillon/sauv blanc like an old Sauternes. Palate clean, fresh and zippy, but not dense. Needed time to open up and round out. Interesting.
Jeff Leve wrote: (93 points)
August 14, 2012 - 1985 Laville Haut Brion Blanc offered a beautiful, complex perfume filled with honey, floral, mineral, vanilla, citrus rind and lemon. Round, voluptuous and plush, this fully mature, white Bordeaux wine ends with a fresh, zesty, lemon finish.
Prioryraf Likes this wine: (93 points)
May 17, 2012 - Clean lemon yellow, complex mature nose 70 semillon 27 Sauvignon
Pacalet wrote: (91 points)
November 26, 2011 - Still remarkably fresh, light yellow color. Nice lemony flavors, slight vegetable oil and grapefruit notes, drinking very well if lacks a but of substance to be truly great.
Pro Reviews 2
The World of Fine Wine
December 2008, Issue #22 (link)
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By Jancis Robinson, MW
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- Vintage 1985
- Type White
- Producer Château Laville Haut-Brion
- Varietal Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend
- Designation Blanc
- Vineyard n/a
- Country France
- Region Bordeaux
- SubRegion Graves
- Appellation Pessac-Léognan
- Pending Delivery 1 (1%)
- In Cellars 111 (85%)
- Consumed 19 (15%)