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Château Haut-Sarpe

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2023
90
Flowers, espresso, crushed, rock, and red fruits show in the nose, and on the medium-bodied, chalky, vibrant, energetic palate. This is a wine of place, with its crushed rock character. Drink from 2027-2039. 89-91 Pts.

Flowers, espresso, crushed, rock, and red fruits show in the nose, and on the medium-bodied, chalky, vibrant, energetic palate. This is a wine of place, with its crushed rock character. Drink from 2027-2039. 89-91 Pts.

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2022
90
Chocolate, cherries, flowers and licorice come together in this medium-bodied, creamy, forward wine. Drink from 2025-2037. 89-91 Pts.

Chocolate, cherries, flowers and licorice come together in this medium-bodied, creamy, forward wine. Drink from 2025-2037. 89-91 Pts.

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2021
88
Black raspberries and flowers on the nose bring you to a medium-bodied, mineral driven, strict wine made in an old-school. classic style that is going to appeal to some tasters more than others. Drink from 2024-2035. 87-89

Black raspberries and flowers on the nose bring you to a medium-bodied, mineral driven, strict wine made in an old-school. classic style that is going to appeal to some tasters more than others. Drink from 2024-2035. 87-89

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2020
91
Smoke, wild cherries, coffee, licorice, spice and red fruits define the perfume. On the palate, the wine offers a mid-palate and finish which delivers a ripe, sweet fruit and chocolate coated endnote. Drink from 2023-2036.

Smoke, wild cherries, coffee, licorice, spice and red fruits define the perfume. On the palate, the wine offers a mid-palate and finish which delivers a ripe, sweet fruit and chocolate coated endnote. Drink from 2023-2036.

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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

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
92
Medium-bodied, bright, vibrant, fresh and silky with a liberal dose of crushed rocks and stones to come along with the wines sweet, lively, polished, red fruits and salty tannins. Showing much better in the bottle than it did in barrel, this should age and evolve quite nicely. Give it a year or two in the bottle to age and it is going to be even better. Drink from 2024-2037.

Medium-bodied, bright, vibrant, fresh and silky with a liberal dose of crushed rocks and stones to come along with the wines sweet, lively, polished, red fruits and salty tannins. Showing much better in the bottle than it did in barrel, this should age and evolve quite nicely. Give it a year or two in the bottle to age and it is going to be even better. Drink from 2024-2037.

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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

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
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.

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.

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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

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
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.

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.

1,531 Views   Tasted
2016
86
Forward, fresh, bright red fruits with an easy character that is ready for near term drinking.

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

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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.

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.

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2015
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.

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.

2,156 Views   Tasted
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.

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.

1,901 Views   Tasted
2014
85
Light, simple, forward, early drinking, red plum centered wine with a nice mineralistic component on the back end.

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

1,109 Views   Tasted
2012
85
Light, bright fresh red fruits and spice, with a hint of earth in an early drinking style.

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

2,117 Views   Tasted