2008 Pessac Leognan Bordeaux Wine UGC Tasting Reviews

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The following  2008 Pessac Leognan Bordeaux wine were tasted in Los Angeles, Saturday, January 22,  at the UGC tasting held at Barker Hanger in the Santa Monica airport.

If you want to read about 2008 Bordeaux from Pauillac, St. Julien, Margaux or St. Estephe tasted at the UGC – https://www.thewinecellarinsider.com/?p=12271

If you want to read about 2008 Bordeaux from Pomerol  St. Emilion tasted at the UGC –  https://www.thewinecellarinsider.com/?p=12274 

   
 
Château Carbonnieux is a medium bodied, light styled wine with a smoky, cherry filled personality. This wine will drink well young. 89 Pts
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Domaine de Chevalier  shows classic Graves character with its smoke, tobacco, earth and cassis filled personality. Over the last few years, the red and white wines from the domaine seem to be produced with slightly more concentration and depth. This addition of richness adds a lot to the quality and character of this elegant, Pessac Leognan wine. 92 Pts

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Château Haut Bailly is on a hot streak that is not in danger of  quitting.  They have been remarkably consistent since 2005.  Earth, truffle, smoke, forest floor, cassis, bitter chocolate scents make up the aromatics. The fireworks continue in the mouth with round, opulent textures and a suave, velvety finish.  94 Pts
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Haut Bergey offers a nose of cherry pipe tobacco, forest floor, blackberry, smoke and coca scents. This easy to like wine will offer a lot of pleasure early. It remains one of the better priced wines from Pessac Leognan. 91 Pts

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Chateau Malartic Lagraviere opens with tobacco, black cherry, cappuccino and earthy scents.  Soft in texture, with round tannins and a plush style, the wine finishes with a sweet chocolate covered, dark cherry finish. 91 Pts

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Château Pape Clement  expresses smoke, tar, tobacco, cassis, cherry pipe tobacco and espresso in the perfume. Full bodied and richly textured, this concentrated wine ends with blackberry, cassis and bitter chocolate. 93 Pts
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Château  Smith Haut Lafitte – Smoke, flowers, BBQ, cassis, blackberry vanilla scents are found in the perfume.  The wine offers supple textures and a dark berry, cherry and coffee flavored finish. 91 Pts

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