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Barde Haut 2018 (6.0L)

$414.89 - Not available for delivery in the USA, however storage in Bordeaux in our temp-controlled cellar is available. Call or email for details
SKU:
BARDEHAUB8I
 ?  Estimated Time of Arrival:
FUTURE
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Other Details

Vintage:
2018
Format:
6.0L
Appellation:
Saint Emilion
Region:
Right Bank
Stock Status:
FUTURE

Critic Scores, Reviews & Descriptions

95-96 JS / 94-96 JD / 94 DE / 92-94 WA / 91-94 WS

Gorgeous purity of fruit in this wine with depth and beauty. Full-bodied. It really grows on the palate with a hyper fine tannin texture. - James Suckling

Deeply colored, the 2018 Château Barde-Haut gives up a powerful, yet elegant profile that carries beautiful black cherry, chocolate, liquid violets, and hints of minerality. It's medium to full-bodied, has beautiful mid-palate depth, integrated acidity, and thrilling tannin quality, which isn’t a given in the vintage. Opening up with time in the glass, it shows more and more minerality and freshness, and is flawlessly balanced. In short, it’s beautiful Saint-Émilion readers will love to have in their cellar. - Jeb Dunnuck

This has an amazing richness to the nose, with fruit that's ripe but supple, displaying the silky tannins of the vintage. It's a truly luxurious wine, combining liquorice, freshly shaved cherry wood, a gourmet touch of dark chocolate and pencil lead, but everything remains very much in balance. A great job from owner Helene Garcin Leveque. Harvested between 21 September and 11 October. 3.5pH. - Jane Anson, Decanter

The 2018 Barde-Haut is a final blend composed of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. Deep garnet-purple in color, it sashays sensuously out of the glass with effortless baked blackberries, preserved plums and blueberry pie notes plus hints of incense, powdered cinnamon, cigar box and star anise. Full-bodied and packed with spicy black and blue fruits, it is beautifully textured with firm, velvety tannins and just enough background freshness, finishing very long and seductive. - Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Wine Advocate

 Very juicy, with lots of blackberry and black currant compote flavors. The ample toast has yet to be fully soaked up, with notes of licorice root and singed apple wood jutting out. A bit chewy on the finish. Slightly unbridled today, but if this rounds into form it will be a real winner. - James Molesworth, Wine Spectator

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