2008 Haut Bailly Bordeaux Blend

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  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 750ML
  • WA 96
  • WE 93
  • JS 92
  • IWC 92
  • WS 90

Reviews for 2008 Haut Bailly Bordeaux Blend

WA 96
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, May 2011
A candidate for the -wine of the vintage- the 2008 Haut-Bailly possesses incredible complexity. Tell-tale notes of lead pencil shavings charcoal damp earth black cherries and black currants intermixed with a hint of... A candidate for the -wine of the vintage- the 2008 Haut-Bailly possesses incredible complexity. Tell-tale notes of lead pencil shavings charcoal damp earth black cherries and black currants intermixed with a hint of subtle barbecue smoke are present in this classic quintessential Graves. Medium-bodied with an emerging precocious complexity it is a super-pure beautifully textured long wine that can be drunk now or cellared for 20-25 years. Bravo!
WE 93
Wine Enthusiast - Wine Enthusiast, April 2011
While at this young stage there may be toasty aromas there is also intense perfumed fruit. This complex distinguished wine is polished with plenty of bright fruits and acidity. R.V.
JS 92
James Suckling - jamessuckling.com, December 2010
Wonderful nose of decadent fruit and chocolate with hints of meat and flowers. Full bodied with well-integrated tannins and a spicy silky and long finish. Tight now but so fine and dense. Give it four to five years of... Wonderful nose of decadent fruit and chocolate with hints of meat and flowers. Full bodied with well-integrated tannins and a spicy silky and long finish. Tight now but so fine and dense. Give it four to five years of bottle age. So lovely. Best after 2013.
IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, August 2011
Bright ruby-red. Perfumed aromas and flavors of currant, violet, licorice, minerals and tobacco. Concentrated, sappy and quite dry; densely packed, but explosive inner-mouth energy gives this a compelling light touch. ... Bright ruby-red. Perfumed aromas and flavors of currant, violet, licorice, minerals and tobacco. Concentrated, sappy and quite dry; densely packed, but explosive inner-mouth energy gives this a compelling light touch. The long, palate-staining finish features serious tannins. Quite backward for the vintage, and showing no easy sweetness today. 92+
WS 90
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, April 2011
Racy and slightly taut, with red currant and cherry pit notes laced with grilled herb and warm stone. There's a sinewy edge on the finish, with more minerality than fruit for now, but this adds some flesh as it airs... Racy and slightly taut, with red currant and cherry pit notes laced with grilled herb and warm stone. There's a sinewy edge on the finish, with more minerality than fruit for now, but this adds some flesh as it airs, showing subtle persistence. Drink now through 2016. – JM