2012 Château Haut Marbuzet review

Château Haut Marbuzet (Saint-Estèphe)

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Château Haut Marbuzet 2012

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  • 4 /5
Duboscq: this is the name that success must associate the famous Château Haut-Marbuzet. Hervé, father and Henry's son, strive for more than 60 years to share an exceptional product.
Château Haut-Marbuzet is located in the municipality of Saint-Estèphe, where it covers about 65 hectares. Its location, between the Chateaux Cos d'Estournel and Montrose, offers him an ideal terroir.
Formerly Cru Bourgeois, Château Haut-Marbuzet was reclassified Cru Exceptional the official classification of 2003 by the quality of its wines.
The grape varieties are composed of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc. The grapes are harvested in almost overripe, which brings all the flavors of this Cru. The wines are then aged in new barrels.
High Marbuzet produces powerful wines, spiced with exotic flavors, combining subtlety and classicism.

Château Haut-Marbuzet 2012 marked its 50% Merlot, offers a pleasant fruity, lengthwise. Balanced and delicious, it will delight lovers of Saint-Estèphe.
Other notations:
Decanter: 16.25 / 20

James Suckling: 90-91 / 100

Drink or keep: 2018-2025
PAIRING: Rack of Pork with ayrelles

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