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La Clarté de Haut-Brion

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2023
93
Green apples, flowers, spice, and white peach notes create the core of this wine. Juicy, sweet, and fresh, with a lemon rind, and white peach palate, this will offer its charms on release. The wine blends 56.3% Semillon, with 43.7% Semillon. Drink from 2025-2037. 93 Pts.

Green apples, flowers, spice, and white peach notes create the core of this wine. Juicy, sweet, and fresh, with a lemon rind, and white peach palate, this will offer its charms on release. The wine blends 56.3% Semillon, with 43.7% Semillon. Drink from 2025-2037. 93 Pts.

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2022
93
Grapefruit, green apples, pears, flowers, and lemon rind create the core of the wine. On the palate, the wine offers creamy-textured citrus, and green apples with spice, crushed stones and freshness in the finish. The wine blends 54% Semillon and 46% Semillon. 13.8% ABV, 3.29 pH. Drink from 2025-2037. 93-93 Pts.

Grapefruit, green apples, pears, flowers, and lemon rind create the core of the wine. On the palate, the wine offers creamy-textured citrus, and green apples with spice, crushed stones and freshness in the finish. The wine blends 54% Semillon and 46% Semillon. 13.8% ABV, 3.29 pH. Drink from 2025-2037. 93-93 Pts.

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2021
94
White peach, flowers, yellow citrus, pomelo and yellow plums are all over the place here. Juicy and fresh, with a creamy, lemon and green apple finish, the endnote really keeps on going. The wine blends 55% Semillon and 45% Sauvignon Blanc. Drink from 2023-2034. 94-94

White peach, flowers, yellow citrus, pomelo and yellow plums are all over the place here. Juicy and fresh, with a creamy, lemon and green apple finish, the endnote really keeps on going. The wine blends 55% Semillon and 45% Sauvignon Blanc. Drink from 2023-2034. 94-94

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2020
93
Green apples, honeysuckle, pears, spice, and pomelo show in the nose. On the palate, the wine is sweet, creamy, and ready to go, leaving you with sweet, yellow citrus, pears, and a dab of marzipan in the finish. The wine is produced from 75% Semillon and 25% Sauvignon Blanc, 13.4% ABV, 3.28 pH. Drink from 2025-2032.

Green apples, honeysuckle, pears, spice, and pomelo show in the nose. On the palate, the wine is sweet, creamy, and ready to go, leaving you with sweet, yellow citrus, pears, and a dab of marzipan in the finish. The wine is produced from 75% Semillon and 25% Sauvignon Blanc, 13.4% ABV, 3.28 pH. Drink from 2025-2032.

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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

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
92
Fresh, bright, lemon-centric, floral oriented wine with hints of orange rind and honeysuckle to round things out, finishing with sweet, lively yellow and orange fruits, oily textures and a juicy, lemon-drenched finish. Drink from 2022-2033.

Fresh, bright, lemon-centric, floral oriented wine with hints of orange rind and honeysuckle to round things out, finishing with sweet, lively yellow and orange fruits, oily textures and a juicy, lemon-drenched finish. Drink from 2022-2033.

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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% ABV. 93 Pts

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% ABV. 93 Pts

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2018
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.

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.

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

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

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2017
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.

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.

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2016
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.

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.

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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.

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.

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2015
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.

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.

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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.

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.

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2014
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

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
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.

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.

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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

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

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

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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

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
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.

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.

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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% ABV produced a wine that is fresh, bright and filled with grapefruit and vanilla with a long, zesty lemon wax finish. 90-92 Pts

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% ABV 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
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

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
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.

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.

6,873 Views   Tasted