Pessac Leognan Wines

Bordeaux winemakers usually focus on red wines, and their ability to blend varietals like Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec into godly drinks is renowned around the globe. However, that doesn’t diminish the value of their delicious, refreshing whites, and few places make this fact as obvious as Pessac-Léognan. This liberally forested 1580-hectare subregion in Graves is located just south of the great city of Bordeaux, and the change in scenery between the two places is almost surreal, from elegant architecture to what looks like raw wilderness.

When it comes to flavor, Pessac-Léognan tends to host more variety than practically any other region in Bordeaux. The winemakers are all trying to develop and preserve their own unique style, which means no two estates taste alike, except for a couple of key attributes. When it comes to red wines, Cabernet Sauvignon is the most dominant grape varietal, but Merlot isn’t too far behind, and the aromatic perfume contains strong traces of earthy black currant and cedar. The whites are typically created with Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, and explode in a swirl of nectarine juice and honey, with notes of custard and nut developing as the wines age.

Pessac-Léognan should not be skipped over by anyone that considers themselves a wine fanatic. Their collectible value is quite high, and each bottle can singlehandedly liven up an evening with your friends and loved ones. Let us show you the best that Pessac-Léognan can offer, so that you may experience another unique flavor of Bordeaux magic.
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  1. Haut Bergey
    2005 Haut Bergey - 750 ml
    92
    RP
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    One of the finest under-the-radar estates in Pessac-Leognan, Haut-Bergey's 2005 (a blend of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon and 35% Merlot) offers up aromas of scorched earth, wet stones, burning embers, charcoal, and copious black currant and cherr..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $64.95
  2. La Mission Haut Brion
    2005 La Mission Haut Brion - 750 ml
    100
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    The 2005 La Mission Haut-Brion is pure perfection. It has an absolutely extraordinary nose of sweet blackberries, cassis and spring flowers with some underlying minerality, a full-bodied mouthfeel, gorgeously velvety tannins (which is unusu..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $699.00
  3. La Tour Haut Brion
    2005 La Tour Haut Brion - 750 ml
    94-95
    RPNM
    Availability: In Stock
    The final vintage for La Tour Haut-Brion, but what a way to go! Limpid purple opaque hue... there is masses of fruit concentration: blackberry, raspberry and well-integrated vanillary oak. Just a hint of dark chocolate developing in the gla..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $115.00
  4. Pape Clement
    2005 Pape Clement - 750 ml
    99
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    Probably the greatest Pape-Clement ever made, the dense purple-colored 2005 (a blend of 55% Merlot and 45% Cabernet Sauvignon) exhibits sumptuous notes of smoky scorched earth, graphite, melted licorice, and blackberries. Once past the exqu..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $259.00
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