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Chateau Haut Brion was one of four Chateau Bordeaux to be classified as Premier Cru in the classification of Bordeaux wines of 1855 (the one promoted by Napoleon III) and, in particular, the only of the Graves area, since the other three were Premier Cru all the Medoc area : Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Chateau Latour and Chateau Margaux. Chateau Haut Brion is located in the Graves region, in the Bordeaux region. Specifically it located in the municipality of Pessac, in Gironde, so that the name is called Appellation Pessac-Léognac Controlée.

The history of the Estate Haut Brion dates back to the first half of the sixteenth century. In 1525, Jean de Pontac obtained the lands cultivated with vineyard as a dowry by the daughter of the Libourn Mayor and Lord of Haut-Brion; in 1533 the palace was bought by Haut-Brion in 1849 and began building the castle as we know it today. Coming to recent history, the acquisition by the present owner's family dates back to 1935 at the hands of American banker, grandson of French emigrants: the purchasing circumstances are still being unverifiable anecdotes, like the one that wants to Dillon about buying initially other seals like Cheval Blanc or Margaux, but made it difficult to find these two also held due to a particularly rainy day, so opting for Chateau Haut Brion in as close to the city of Bordeaux. Although not verifiable, this anecdote is still likely, because it is true that the town of Pessac was near the city of Bordeaux, so that as the Pessac town and the same Chateau Haut Brion found themselves incorporated in the Bordueax suburbs (banlieues) . In addition to the AOC Pessac-Léognac Chateau Haut-Brion Premier Cru, the estate produces another red and two whites: the red was called The Bahans du Chateau Haut Brion, but from the 2007 harvest has been renamed Le Clarence de Haut Brion; the first white, great as exclusive and produced in a limited number of bottles is loChateau Haut Brion Blanc (produced with Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc); the second white wine called Les Plantiers du Haut Brion before the 2009 harvest after which it was renamed La Clarté de Haut-Brion.

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