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La Clarté de Haut-Brion

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2020 La Clarté de Haut-Brion Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 94

Long, fresh, juicy and intense, the wine shows off its flowers, crushed rock, greenery, lemon peel, mango and green apple with ease. Creamy, oily and fresh, the finish keeps on going. 94 Pts

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2019 La Clarté de Haut-Brion Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 93

Flowers, lemon, lime, green apple, honeysuckle, white peach and vanilla scents can be found with no effort on the nose and palate. Lush, round and fruity, with freshness, sweetness and lift, this is just great to drink already. In fact, I finished the bottle off with grilled seafood a few hours after penning this note! The wine blends 52% Sauvignon Blanc with 48% Semillon reaching 13.5% alcohol. 93 Pts

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2018 La Clarté de Haut-Brion Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 93

Quite floral in its nature, you also find a blend of yellow citrus fruits with tropical accents and a drizzle of orange honey served up with fresh, creamy, opulent textures. You can enjoy this young, or age it a few years for additional complexity. 93 Points

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Floral, fresh and fruity with zesty lemons, pomelo and a drizzle of orange honey, this will drink well on release. 92 Points

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2017 La Clarté de Haut-Brion Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 93

It takes a certain amount of determination but with some cajoling this wine reveals fresh, sweet, lively yellow and orange fruits, oily textures and a juicy, lemon-drenched finish. 93 Points

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2016 La Clarté de Haut-Brion Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 93

The combination of honeysuckle and yellow citrus hits the spot! Ripe, juicy and fresh, with the essence of stone and sea salt in the finish, this is already showing quite well. The wine blends 76.3% Semillon and 23.7% Sauvignon Blanc. 93 Points

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Just squeezed citrus and honeysuckle on the nose and on the medium bodied, palate, with ample, sweet, lemon and green apple in the finish. The wine blends 76.3% Semillon and 23.7% Sauvignon Blanc. 93 Points

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2015 La Clarté de Haut-Brion Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 93

Lively citrus, honeysuckle, lemon peel and stone aromas move to a fresh, polished, floral and yellow fruit filled finish. The wine is a blend of 73% Semillon and 27% Sauvignon Blanc. 93 Points

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Blending 73% Semillon and 27% Sauvignon Blanc, this wine serves up honeysuckle, grapefruit, lemon curd and marmalade. Fresh, lively and crisp, the finish is all about its pomelo and ripe, lemon character. 92 Points

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2014 La Clarté de Haut-Brion Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 91

Notes of fresh grapefruit, butter and marmalade on the nose leads to a twist of citrus peel and a honeysuckle splash on the palate. Ready yourself for a burst of creamy lemon curd in the finish. The wine was produced from a blend of 58% Semillon and 42% Sauvignon Blanc. 91 Pts

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2013 La Clarté de Haut-Brion Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 93

Honeysuckle, lemon, lime and tangerine on the nose get you ready for the blast of crisp, sweet, fresh, lemons, vanilla and honey in the bright finish. 93 Points

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Blending 61% Semillon with 39% Sauvignon Blanc produced a wine with citrus, grapefruit and lemon notes and ripe, fresh character. 90-92 Pts

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2012 La Clarté de Haut-Brion Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 92

Lemon wax and honeysuckle, with fresh citrus, fresh vanilla and citrus peel carry through from start to finish in this lively wine. 92 Points

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Honeydew, flowers, orange, and lemon wax open to fresh citrus, toast and nuts with an open, fresh personality. 91-93 Pts

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2011 La Clarté de Haut-Brion Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 91

Grapefruit, cantaloupe and honeysuckle aromas open to a medium/full bodied, sweet citrus peel character that will drink well young, as well as offer aging possibilities. 91 Points

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La Clarte de Haut Brion is now the second wine from Haut Brion Blanc and La Mission Haut Brion Blanc. Blending 78% Semillon and 22% Sauvignon Blanc with 13.8% alcohol produced a wine that is fresh, bright and filled with grapefruit and vanilla with a long, zesty lemon wax finish. 90-92 Pts

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2010 La Clarté de Haut-Brion Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 92

2010 La Clarte de Haut Brion is the new second wine from Haut Brion Blanc and La Mission Haut Brion Blanc. Blending 83% Semillon with 17% Sauvignon Blanc, this straw colored wine offers scents of lemon wax, honey dew, tropical fruit and lime zest that opens to a sweet, zesty citrus filled blast of flavor. 91-93 Pts

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2009 La Clarté de Haut-Brion Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 91

Previously known as Les Plantiers Haut Brion, this is the second wine for Haut Brion Blanc and La Mission Haut Brion Blanc, which made its debut in 2009. Blending 84% Semillon and 16% Sauvignon Blanc, the wine offers grapefruit, floral, apple and lemon oil aromatics. Medium bodied, fresh and graceful, there is a good concentration of fruit, oily textures and acidity too keep this interesting. 91 Points

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