Wine Enthusiast (WE): 95
"Dark ruby red. Tobacco, roasted coffee and light raisin. Full-bodied, with soft and silky tannins and a long finish. I have always loved this wine.--Bordeaux retrospective."
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (RP): 95
"... the 1982 is a beauty, it has ... Complex aromatics of scorched earth, smoked herbs, and sweet red and black currants are followed by a full-bodied, silky-textured wine, ... the 1982 remains a superb Haut Brion ... it is capable of another 20-30 years of longevity ..."