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Château Haut-Bailly 2022

Pessac-Leognan AOC Grand Cru Classe

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  • 96pts, Decanter, 2023
  • 97pts, James Suckling, 2023
  • 94-96, The Wine Advocate, 2023
  • 17, Jancis Robinson, 2023

One of the top wines of the Graves' prized Pessac-Léognan in 2022. This 97-98 point Haut-Bailly comes from a vintage praised by the critics – “exceptional” and "unique" wrote James Suckling, while Jancis Robinson called it “extremely impressive”.

One of the top wines of the Graves' prized Pessac-Léognan in 2022. This 97-98 point Haut-Bailly comes from a vintage praised by the critics – “exceptional” and "unique" wrote James Suckling, while Jancis Robinson called it “extremely impressive”.

Beyond the Label

Tasting notes

Dark red fruits, graphite, smoke, licorice and incense

Aroma

Red and black fruit, hints of crushed stone and briary

Allergy information

Contains sulphites

Château Haut-Bailly 2022

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  • 750.00 ml
  • 31 December, 2047

This understated beauty showcases just how glorious claret with the perfect balance can be. It shows all the classic Haut-Bailly signature charm in a red that James Suckling states has having “incredible complexity”. 2022 was a vintage with remarkably hot and dry conditions – so much so that the Pessac-Léognan appellation was even permitted to irrigate. But in spite of the vintage conditions, as noted by Antonio Galloni, the wines “are suffused with freshness. They immediately tempt you back to the glass for another sip”. This superb red expresses ripe dark fruits and dried flower nuances. It is “perfumed, alive and expressive” (Georgina Hindle, Decanter). A further 3-4 years in bottle will repay your patience. Very fine Pessac-Léognan.

"Incredible complexity of aromas here with ripe currants and blackberries, but also dried flowers" James Suckling
Critic, 97-98 Points
Map showing Pessac-Leognan AOC Grand Cru Classe
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