Pessac Léognan, Graves

Château Smith Haut Lafitte

Grand Cru Classé Pessac-Léognan Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2014

Pop and pour. A beautiful dark ruby red color. On the nose: very aeromatic with dark fruit, herbaceous, some funky earth, leather and touch of mint. Taste: dark cherry, chocolate espresso, spice, tar, little bit of green veggie, and a medium dry finish with a slight still there tannic kick. — 6 hours ago

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Château La Mission Haut-Brion

La Chapelle de la Mission Haut-Brion Pessac-Léognan Red Bordeaux Blend 2000

Nice La Mission 2nd where the tannins are structured but soft and complementary to the blend. More dark fruit than red. The fruit is starting its downward spiral - but it just started!! — 20 days ago

Domaine de Chevalier

Pessac-Léognan Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend 2012

Initial aromas of passion fruit. 76% Sauvignon Blanc, 24% Semillon. Grassy and herbal notes. Quite delicate. A guava note on the palate. Only 35% new oak which is totally integrated. So refreshing and balanced. I have previous Delectable notes which were also praiseworthy. — a month ago

Ira, Andrew and 28 others liked this
David T

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One of the best affordable white Bordeaux’s.
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@Peter van den Besselaar No Peter. The last of 3 bottles from my cellar.
Ray Vanderhoff

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Great affordable Bordeaux!

Château de la Louvière

Pessac-Léognan Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend 2015

I accidentally froze this wine but it thawed into an enjoyable wine. (I couldn’t tell the difference) — 7 days ago

Sarah Bignami
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Château La Mission Haut-Brion

Pessac-Léognan Red Bordeaux Blend 1988

Double decanted before service; enjoyed over a several hour period. The 1988 pours a deep garnet color with a near opaque core; medium viscosity with moderate staining of the tears and significant signs of sediment. On the nose, the wine is vinous with dried dark fruit, tobacco, mocha, grilled meat, mushrooms, damp earth and baking spices. On the palate, the wine is dry. At this point, the tannins have integrated completely and are perceived as medium; acid is similar. Finish is medium. This leaned towards the more rustic, old school style of Bordeaux and I’m all for it. While this isn’t falling off a cliff, I would drink now. — a month ago

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Château Haut-Brion

Pessac-Léognan Red Bordeaux Blend 1990

Saved in my cellar since purchasing it about 24 years ago. Deep purple color. Sooo smooth and silky. Some earthy tastes with tobacco flavors. No aftertaste. Just a little piece of heaven. 1990 vintage. — 20 days ago

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“Just a little piece of heaven” 🥰 beautiful

Château Malartic-Lagravière

Grand Cru Classe de Graves Pessac Léognan Red Bordeaux Blend 2014

Deep ruby with light garnet rim. Warm crushed ripe plum on the nose. Medium acid, gentle but noticeable tannin that smooths with some air. Dark fruit at the beginning, which after some decanting turns to more plum, coffee, dark chocolate, oak and vanilla. — 16 days ago

Château Picque Caillou

Pessac-Léognan Red Bordeaux Blend 2020

Pretty classic Bordeaux, leathery and grippy tannins but opening up to nice fruit. Subtle cassis notes. — a month ago

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Château Carbonnieux

Pessac-Léognan White Bordeaux Blend 2021

Timothy Eustis

So little on the nose but the palate is beautiful. Waxiness of the semolina offsets the sauv blanc. White flowers. 2021 — a month ago

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