Chateau Haut Bailly Pessac-Leognan, 2006

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95 Pts - Robert Parker

A superb success for the vintage, the 2006 exhibits a deep ruby/purple hue as well as a poised, classic bouquet of sweet black cherries, graphite, camphor, truffles, and a subtle hint of oak. Medium-bodied with a stunningly layered texture, impressive purity, and beautiful balance, this cuvee is haute couture in a glass. Although surprisingly approachable, it won’t hit its adolescent stage for 8-10 years, and will last for 25-30 years thereafter. Bravo!

Country: France

Region/Appellation: Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux

Grape(s): 65% Cabernet Sauvignon and 35% Merlot

Food Pairing: Boeuf Bordelaise, stuffed mushroom, grilled lamb chop