Haut Bages Liberal 2002


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Tasting Notes

Tasted blind at Farr's 2002 Bordeaux tasting. This has superb definition and purity on the nose: raspberry, wild strawberry, a touch of violet and graphite. The palate is medium-bodied, firm tannins, smoke and graphite, nice poise and length with a hint of bitter cherry on the aftertaste. This surpasses the limitations of the growing season and vindicates my positive appraisal in barrel. Joyous! Tasted October 2009.

Score: 92Neal Martin, RobertParker.com, October 2009

Drink 2010-17 Sweet and a little jagged with some bone dry, leafy elements. Very dry end. Serious stuff with a hint of buckwheat.

Score: 16Jancis Robinson MW, Farr Tasting, October 2009

Score: 14.7Farr Vintners, Farr Tasting, October 2009

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