Address: 33210 Bommes
Telephone: +33 (0)5 56 76 61 53
Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey is a highly regarded family run premier cru property in Bommes with small production. This estate represents the smaller part of the Château Peyraguey estate that was divided in 1879, the other larger part becoming Lafaurie-Peyraguey. Second wine Chateau Haut-Bommes. The 2009 and 2011 are excellent. The property was purchased in 2012 by Bernard Magrez.
Vineyard/Terrior: 12 hectares planted with 90% Sémillon and 10% Sauvignon Blanc. Yields 16 hectolitres per hectare producing approximately 24000 bottles for the grand vin and 12000 for the second wine.
Winemaking/Elévage: Fermentation in barrel with 50% new oak.
- 2013 Deepish gold; wax and wet wool notes; sweet palate; full style with honey notes. Good finish. [95% Semillon, 5% Sauvignon Blanc]Tasted UGCB April ’14 89-91
- 2012 Quite gold; little dumb at first; cream; quite sweet palate but lacks a bit of zap and zing. Not a great sample or expressive sample. 95% Sémillon, 5% Sauvignon Blanc. UGC April 11, 2013. 86-87?
- 2011 Pale straw; piercing nose; very fine and clear; some honey and citrus; clean and creamy; lots of botrytis and layers of sugar; lots of residual sugar but balanced by nice acid. Tasted April ’12 at UGCB. 90-92+
- 2010 Pale gold; quite full, lacks the sophistication of some; palate bold, full and quite sweet; big wine with lots of flavour; maybe lacks a bit of zip and complexity but pretty big 88-90+/100 Tasted 5 April 2011 UGC.
- 2009 Fresh nose; attractive wine; some wax and lanolin, palate fresh and racy; will age well. Good palate well balanced. 90-92+/100
- 2008 Mid gold; some lift; little melon and peach; mid-weight palate; not heavy. Tasted Nov ’12 at MW Institute. 88+