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Château Haut-Sarpe

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2020 Château Haut-Sarpe  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 91

Dark in color and round in texture, the wine offers a core of chocolate, licorice, oak and plums on the nose and palate. The mid-palate and finish deliver a ripe, sweet fruit and chocolate coated endnote. 90-92 Pts

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2019 Château Haut-Sarpe  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

Medium-bodied, fresh, sweet and juicy, with a bright core of spicy red fruits and herbs with a lifted, red berry finish. 89-91 Pts

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2018 Château Haut-Sarpe  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

Much better in bottle than in barrel the wine is round, lush, showy and sweet, with loads of ripe fruits, crushed rocks and a judicious hit of oak. Give this a few years to continue filling out and soften and it should be a better wine. 90 Points

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Flashy, fleshy and juicy, this is the most concentrated wine I have ever tasted from the estate. There is a strong eucalyptus note to the dark red fruits as well as a jammy, fatness in the mouth. This is a good wine to drink young, for all its up-front, ripe juiciness. 87-89 Pts

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2017 Château Haut-Sarpe  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 86

Spicy red fruits, crisp on the palate with licorice and red plums, this medium bodied wine is on the classic, tart side. Subsequent vintages have shown improvement. 86 Points

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2016 Château Haut-Sarpe  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 86

Forward, fresh, bright red fruits with an easy character that is ready for near term drinking. 86 Points

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Good color, ripe, dark fruits, this wine is fleshy and sweet, but there is a touch of dryness in the mouth and in the finish. 87 Points

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2015 Château Haut-Sarpe  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 86

Spicy red fruits, crisp on the palate with licorice and red plums, this medium bodied wine is on the classic, tart side. Subsequent vintages have shown improvement. 86 Points

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Chateau Haut-Sarpe has kicked up their game by bringing in Hubert de Bouard to consult. Showing a lot of color for the estate, this wine is fresh, medium bodied and stony with ripe, red fruits in the finish. 89 Points

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2014 Château Haut-Sarpe  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 85

Light, simple, forward, early drinking, red plum centered wine with a nice mineralistic component on the back end. 85 Points

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2012 Château Haut-Sarpe  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 85

Light, bright fresh red fruits and spice, with a hint of earth in an early drinking style. 85 Points

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