Château Haut-Brion Blanc

When we talk about the white wine of Château Haut-Brion, the first words that come to mind are uniqueness, excellence and richness. Château Haut-Brion white is an icon in the world of exceptional white wines. Bordeaux, too, can produce great white wines!

The weather

The climate of 1996 was mostly characterized by its great irregularity. Except for a few days in July, there were no long hot periods. It began to rain rather late in August. The first half of September was temperate but it rained all the time during the second half. Altogether the summer was average with a few nice intervals.



A few figures

  • Harvest dates

    From September 6th to 12th     

  • Blend

    Semillon: 36 %
    Sauvignon: 64 %

  • Alcohol

    13 %

  • Bottling date

    October 7th 1997