Processing Your Order...

New Customers get 1-cent Shipping on $49+* with code 1CWELCOME

1-cent Shipping on $49+* with code 1CWELCOME

*New customers only. Order must be placed by 11/26/2017. Applies to standard shipping only. Order must be at least $49 excluding shipping and tax. Expedited shipping options may require an additional charge. Not applicable to Hawaii and Alaska orders. A standard shipping charge will appear at checkout but the promo code will credit an amount back so that you pay 1 cent for shipping. Promotion does not apply to corporate orders. Not valid on Bordeaux Futures.

Due to state regulations, we cannot ship wine to California

Chateau Larrivet Haut-Brion 2003

Bordeaux Red Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France
  • WS88
0% ABV
  • WE94
  • JS94
  • WS93
  • JS95
  • RP94
  • WS92
  • WE92
  • WS91
  • RP91
All Vintages
Ships Wed, Nov 29
Limit 0 bottles per customer
Sold in increments of 0
Currently Unavailable $39.99
Try the
39 99
39 99
Save $0.00 (0%)
Add to Cart
1
0 Ratings
Share
Vintage Alert
Alert me when new vintages are available
Rate for better recommendations
0 Ratings
0% ABV

Winemaker Notes

Deep ruby-red color showing signs of age. Earthy, not very fruity bouquet, with notes of tobacco, cedar, and black cherry. Generous, smooth, and warm on the palate, without the dry aftertaste found in so many wines from this vintage.

Critical Acclaim

All Vintages
WS 88
Wine Spectator
Pretty aromas of plum, berry and roses follow through to a medium-bodied palate, with soft tannins and lots of nice fruit. Balanced and delicious. Drink now through 2008. 12,500 cases made.
View More
Chateau Larrivet Haut-Brion

Chateau Larrivet Haut-Brion

View all wine
Chateau Larrivet Haut-Brion, , France - Bordeaux
Chateau Larrivet Haut-Brion
Château Larrivet Haut-Brion was acquired by the Gervoson family in 1987. They restored the estate's unity, once again combining the Château, outbuildings, 13 hectares of grounds, and 42 hectares of vines under one owner, as well as replanting 18 hectares of land that had laid fallow.

A team of enthusiastic professionals has done a wonderful job of giving Château Larrivet Haut-Brion back its superb reputation, and the estate is once again universally recognised as one of the finest wines in the Pessac-Léognan appellation.

Ladoix-Serrigny

View all wine

Pinot Noir

View all wine

One of the most difficult yet rewarding grapes to grow, Pinot Noir is commonly referred to by winemakers as the “heartbreak grape.” However, the greatest red wines of Burgundy prove that it is unquestionably worth the effort. More reflective than most varieties of the land on which it is grown, Pinot Noir prefers a cool climate, requires low yields to achieve high quality, and demands care in the vineyard and lots of attention in the winery. It is an important component of Champagne and the only variety permitted in red Burgundy. Pinot Noir enjoys immense popularity internationally, most notably in Oregon, California, and New Zealand.

In the Glass

Pinot Noir Is all about red fruit—strawberry, raspberry, and cherry. It is relatively pale in color with soft tannins and lively acidity. It ranges in body from very light to the heavier side of medium, typically landing somewhere in the middle—giving it extensive possibilities for food pairing. With age (of which the best examples can handle an astounding amount), it can develop hauntingly beautiful characteristics of fresh earth, autumn leaves, and truffles.

Perfect Pairings

Pinot’s healthy acidity cuts through the oiliness of pink-fleshed fish like salmon, ocean trout, and tuna. Its mild mannered tannins don’t fight with spicy food, and give it enough structure to pair with all sorts of poultry—chicken, quail, and especially duck. As the namesake wine of Boeuf Bourguignon, it can even match with heavier fare. Pinot Noir is also very vegetarian-friendly—most notably with any dish that features mushrooms.

Sommelier Secret

Pinot Noir is dangerously drinkable, highly addictive, and has a bad habit of emptying the wallet. Look for affordable but still delicious examples from Germany (as Spätburgunder), Italy (as Pinot Nero), Chile, New Zealand, and France’s Loire Valley and Alsace regions.

VCFBWP_1025_03_2003 Item# 101689

Update your browser to enjoy all that Wine.com has to offer.

It's easy to update and using the latest version
of Internet Explorer means all your web browsing will be better.

Yes, Update Now