2009 Chateau Haut-Bages Liberal, Pauillac
Vintage : 2009
Country : France
Region : Pauillac
Deep gravels from the Quaternary on limestone clay substrate 75% cabernet sauvignon, 25% merlot, Traditional Integrated wine growing management, Hand picking, Traditional in stainless and concrete vats, whose volumes are proportional to the plots 18 to 24 days 70 % cabernet sauvignon, 30 % merlot In oak barrels during 16 months. 40% of new oak
The 2012 reveals good, sweet tannin, blackcurrant fruit, a nice, soft underbelly, medium to full body,and outstanding concentration and purity. This property is always somewhat under the radar, but this is a very strong effort and should drink well for up to 20 years.