For many wine drinkers committed to Bordeaux, Château Haut-Brion holds a special place in their hearts. The wines are deliciously distinctive, and even though they have a few close companions in the likes of Château La Mission Haut-Brion, or even the now defunct Château La Tour Haut-Brion, these are wines which – such is their delightfully unique, savoury, perfumed character – can often easily be picked out blind. And then enjoyed, because indeed, that is what wine is for, and in this case who could resist?
Although it is taste and pleasure that matters most, this estate in fact has many unique strings to its bow. It is the only Bordeaux château to rest in the hands of European nobility, the current incumbent being Prince Robert of Luxembourg, who heads up Domaine Clarence Dillon, the company formed in order to manage the family’s wine portfolio.Please log in to continue reading: