2005 Larrivet Haut Brion Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 1.5L
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W&S 92 JL 91 WA 90 WS 88
W&S 92

Wine & Spirits, October 2008

A gravel wash of tannin creates the structural base for this wine, spreading red currant and licorice root flavors through a long finish. The fruit is bold and supple, the mineral flavor providing tension that will...
JL 91

TheWineCellarInsider.com, January 2012

Filled with blackberry, plum, smoke, dark cherry, cocoa and spice, this deep colored, round, soft, tannic beauty asks for a few more years before it really starts to open.
WA 90

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2008

Exhibiting classic Graves aromas of smoky volcanic scorched earth herbs chocolate and black cherries Larrivet Haut-Brion's dense ruby/purple-colored 2005 possesses superb depth and silky yet abundant tannins. It is an...
WS 88

Wine Spectator, March 2008

Very earthy but blows off. Intense aromas of game spice chocolate and dark fruit. Full-bodied with velvety tannins and a long finish. Slightly one-dimensional on the palate but interesting. Best after 2013. 10000 cases...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pessac Leognan
Vintage 2005
Size 1.5L

The 2005 Larrivet Haut Brion is a Bordeaux Blend from the esteemed Bordeaux region of France. With its deep ruby color, this red wine is a true gem of the Pessac Leognan sub-region. The label, although not described, exudes elegance and sophistication, giving a hint of the exceptional quality within the bottle.

Upon opening, the wine releases a captivating bouquet that is characteristic of the Graves region. The aromas of smoky volcanic scorched earth, herbs, chocolate, and black cherries intertwine harmoniously, creating a sensory experience that is both alluring and complex.

On the palate, this wine truly shines. The 2005 Larrivet Haut Brion displays superb depth and a velvety texture that is a testament to its quality. The abundant yet silky tannins provide structure and balance, ensuring a long and pleasurable finish. It is a wine that embodies elegance and finesse, with each sip revealing new layers of flavor and complexity.

Renowned wine critic Robert Parker's Wine Advocate awarded this wine a score of 90, praising its depth and aging potential. The Wine Spectator also recognized its quality, giving it a score of 88 and noting its intense aromas and velvety tannins.

With its exceptional quality and aging potential, the 2005 Larrivet Haut Brion is a wine that demands attention. It is a wine that can be enjoyed now, but also has the potential to age gracefully for 15 or more years. Whether savored on a special occasion or paired with a gourmet meal, this Bordeaux Blend is sure to impress even the most discerning wine connoisseurs.