Château Haut-Beausejour Saint-Estephe 2014

$24.35
$23.13

SKU 2583

750ml

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Winemaker Note:

Tobacco and cold cinders on the nose. Long, rich palate with notes of morello cherry and blackcurrant.

Matured in oak casks from Central France for 12 months; 30% in new oak.

Blend: 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot

Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation St. Estephe
Brand Château Haut-Beausejour
  • agv91

VinousThe 2014 Haut-Beauséjour is delicious and expressive, if perhaps a bit less exuberant than it was from barrel. Fine-grained tannins add to an impression of restraint while giving the wine lovely persistence. Graphite, gravel, herb and dark fruit notes add nuance throughout. Today, the 2014 comes across as not fully expressive. It is easily the most reticent of the wines in the Rouzaud family's range, which includes de Pez and Pichon Lalande.

  • js90

James SucklingQuite a sweet and supple wine for this appellation with fairly subdued, even juicy tannins, which do (suddenly) appear and give the finish plenty of grip and some bite.