La Mission Haut Brion Premier 2005

  • SN: 89

    Snooth Editorial Score

    89

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  • WS: 80

    Wine Spectator Score

    92-94

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  • WA: 90

    Wine Advocate Score

    96-100

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  • RP: 98

    Robert Parker Score

    98

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  • JR: 95

    Jancis Robinson Score

    19

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  • W&S: 97

    Wine & Spirits Magazine Score

    97

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  • CG: 93

    Connoisseurs Guide Score

    93

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  • ST: 92

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Smoky and a bit twiggy and stoney on the nose with red fruit and rust. This is curiously a touch sweet almost on entry the this turns firm and a bi... Read more

Found this 2005 maked 50% off, gave it a try, Nice nose, big entry,grapey, with a taste of black fruit, smoke, appealing oak, and solid mid palate ... Read more

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Editorial Reviews for La Mission Haut Brion Premier

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
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4.00 5
05/05/2014

Smoky and a bit twiggy and stoney on the nose with red fruit and rust. This is curiously a touch sweet almost on entry the this turns firm and a bit mean for a moment before showing the ripe fruit of the nose again, vacillates between ripe fruit and fairly aggressive mineral notes, and while this is a touch lacking in substance it does promise to develop well if it gains some weight, which I expect it will. 89pts


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Snooth User: edub
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3.00 5
04/17/2009

Found this 2005 maked 50% off, gave it a try, Nice nose, big entry,grapey, with a taste of black fruit, smoke, appealing oak, and solid mid palate with mineral and more fruit, but a somewhat short finish. A very nice wine for under $20, but I wouldn't pay more than that.


Snooth User: solomania12
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0.00 5
08/24/2010

Love this wine!


External Reviews for La Mission Haut Brion Premier

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/30/2010

69% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 1% Cabernet Franc. Purple with blue hues on the rim. Fresh red fruit and mint on the nose. Fruit comes up over tannic notes of oak and leather. Some white pepper and sweet spice with hints of tar. Huge juicy ta... Alex Lallos. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2005 Mission Haut Brion, La 750ml


External Review
03/05/2009

La Mission is located in the northern most part of Graves where the soil is chalky, gravely, and perfect for planting both Cabernet and Merlot. The wines are, of course, possessed of remarkable ability to age and pronounced burliness in their youth, especially in such a stunning vintage.


External Review
03/04/2009

RP: ...a blend of 69% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, and a touch of Cabernet Franc. While there is little difference between La Mission and Haut-Brion�s terroirs (their vineyards are only separated by a two-lane road), La Mission possesses more fat, texture, and intensity. An enormously endowed wine with huge tannin and structure, the 2005 offers a quintessential Graves bouquet of burning embers, charcoal, blackberries, truffles, black currants, and a meaty character.


External Review
01/19/2009

The 2005 Haut-Brion is an extraordinarily broad, rich, full-bodied effort boasting huge aromas of scorched earth, plum sauce, sweet cherries, black currants, and a hint of toasty oak. The wine possesses huge tannins, which is somewhat deceptive given its viscosity and opulence. Despite its intensity, Haut-Brion is always a model of elegance and symmetry.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
11/20/2014

This is incredible on the nose, showing coffee cake, blackberry, floral, coffee bean and vanilla bean, with Chinese spices. A very complex, full-bodied red, with seamless, hyperpolished tannins that caress every millimeter of the palate. Lasts for minutes. So beautifully balanced, I’m left speechless. Is it even better than the 1989? Best after 2017.


External Review
10/15/2009

This is incredible on the nose, showing coffee cake, blackberry, floral, coffee bean and vanilla bean, with Chinese spices. A very complex, full-bodied red, with seamless, hyperpolished tannins that caress every millimeter of the palate. Lasts for minutes. So beautifully balanced, I'm left speechless. Is it even better than the 1989 Best after 2017. 9,080 cases made.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

The 2000 Haut-Brion (a blend of 51% Merlot, 43% Cabernet Sauvignon, and the rest Cabernet Franc) showed incredibly at the tasting, and for me is one of the three or four most prodigious wines of the vintage. A compelling nose of roasted herbs, scorched earth, sweet blueberries, plums, black currants, and a hint of graphite is followed by a deep, layered, sumptuously textured, full-bodied Haut-Brion, but one with extraordinary complexity. This wine seems more evolved and approachable than I had expected it to be at age 10. My window of maturity seven years ago was 2012-2040, but I would change that to 2010-2050.


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Winemaker's Notes:

This is not an in stock item but a brokered wine that will be delivered in 6-8 weeks. Call us with any questions though and we will answer them for you. 914-834-2134. This product is only sold by the case. 12x750ml

This is not an in stock item but a brokered wine that will be delivered in 6-8 weeks. Call us with any questions though and we will answer them for you. 914-834-2134. This product is only sold by the case. 12x750ml

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