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Monday, July 15, 2013

Chateau Haut-Peyrous Graves 2010


Chateau Haut-Peyrous' Graves from the 2010 vintage is a blend of 75% semillon and 25% sauvignon blanc.  It is yellow to gold in colour, and opens to clean light intensity aromatics of straw, lemon, minerals, wet stones and dried herbs.  The palate, like the blend, is more semillon than sauvignon blanc.  It is dry and quite full bodied, with some depth in its expression of hay, green melon, grass, dried herbs and some notes verging on white peach and honey.  Overall, I think this is a good to very good quality wine due to its concentration and depth of flavour, and hints of complexity.  A fairly serious offering that is ready to drink now.  Good to Very Good

Abv: 13.5%
Price: $46.20
Source: sample
Vendors: Check http://www.discovervin.com.au
Website: n/a
Tasted: 2013
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2 comments:

  1. I've always liked how even the bottles of French wines LOOK classy. Thanks for the review, and thanks for the link to the website Discover Vin - looks like a good site, but one I hadn't seen before today.

    Your fellow wine buff,
    Matt

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  2. Glad to assist & I concur there are certainly worse looking labels about ;)

    Cheers
    Sean

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