“A gorgeously balanced symphony of fruit – with invisible tannins and luscious acidity. Aromas include dark blackberries, graphite and birch bark. In the mouth, a flavor of strawberries on the attack and cherries on the finish. Still young and will age well for decades. A winner!” – Tom Mullen, Forbes Magazine
12 months in oak barrels, 40% new
Roasted chicken and creamed corn or an apple and blue cheese salad
Founded in 1992 by Jean-Claude Rouzaud, President of Louis Roederer, Chateau Haut Beausejour was born from a selection of plots of two crus bourgeois, Chateau Picard and Chateau Beausejour, now concentrated on 5 hectares.
The vineyard enjoys an ideal location in Saint-Estephe, in the heart of the grand crus classes of the appellation. Recognized for their quality, the wines are delicious and generous. The cru now belongs to the Rousseau family, owner of Chateau Laffite Carcasse, cru Bourgeois Superieure in Saint-Estephe.
Ratings and Awards
96 pts. Forbes – 2018
91 pts. James Suckling – 2018
90 pts. Vinous – 2018