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Château Haut-Bages Monpelou

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2020 Château Haut-Bages Monpelou  (Pauillac) 90

Savory, bright red currants with accents of underbrush, spice, cassis and cedar dominate the wine. Medium-bodied, crisp and savory, the finish is firm, fruity and already easy to drink. 89-91 Pts

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2019 Château Haut-Bages Monpelou  (Pauillac) 90

Forward, fresh and juicy with a concentration of freshness, fruit and refinement I have not seen here before. The cassis is pure, lifted and long, with nuances of tobacco, earth and cigar box. This is going to a very fine, well-priced Pauillac with just 5 years or so in the cellar. 89-91 Pts

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2018 Château Haut-Bages Monpelou  (Pauillac) 90

Crisp, chewy, ripe, juicy, with tobacco leaf, cedar and red currants on the nose and classically styled palate. This is probably the finest Haut-Bages Monpelou ever produced. 90 Points

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2017 Château Haut-Bages Monpelou  (Pauillac) 85

A forward, easy drinking, soft, uncomplicated, medium-bodied pleasure from Pauillac meant for early drinking. 85 Points

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2016 Château Haut-Bages Monpelou  (Pauillac) 86

Straight forward, easy to understand, medium bodied with juicy cassis, spice and freshness. You can drink this on release or age it a bit. 86 Points

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2015 Château Haut-Bages Monpelou  (Pauillac) 86

Easy drinking, medium bodied, cassis filled wine with cedar, forest floor and tobacco notes to round things out. 86 Points

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A straight shot of cassis into this lean wine will not need much, if any, time in the cellar before popping the cork. 82 - 84 Pts

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