Chateau Haut-Peyrous Graves 2008

Chateau Haut-Peyrous is a blend of 65% merlot, 20% cabernet sauvignon and 15% cabernet franc rounded out with dashes of petit verdot and malbec.  It presents as a classic left bank style of Bordeaux, with aromatics of cedar, cigar box and tobacco.  Dry and balanced, the palate initially showed a firm, almost minerally acid line, and settled to nuanced expressions of red and black fruits, tobacco and cigar box.  This is a well made Graves wine with a medium to long finish that will reward drinking now, and over the next five years.  Good

Abv: 13%
Price: $38.50
Source: sample
Vendors: Check
Tasted: 2013
Subscribe: Subscribe to benefit from regular, considered and independent wine reviews from Grape Observer. Please enter your email address in the subscription icon on the right of screen to receive updates by email.

Leave a comment