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Mission Haut Brion Bordeaux Pessac Leognan Cru ClassŽ 1967

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Château La Mission Haut-brion:
When the wine is young, the initial sensation is its unctuousness, the softness of a very ripe grape, the freshness of aromas and at the same time the texture of very special tanins. These meld with a trace of mineral in the wine. It is as if the land was in the glass, comprising notes of roasted coffee beans, cocoa and tobacco. This delicate bitterness is somewhat reminiscent of crystallized c... Read more
When the wine is young, the initial sensation is its unctuousness, the softness of a very ripe grape, the freshness of aromas and at the same time the texture of very special tanins. These meld with a trace of mineral in the wine. It is as if the land was in the glass, comprising notes of roasted coffee beans, cocoa and tobacco. This delicate bitterness is somewhat reminiscent of crystallized cherry-stones seeped in spirit. It is certainly a penchant for revealing all its qualities at once that distinguishes the wines of La Mission and pleases a lot of tasters. It is also the consummate expression of the land of the Graves of Pessac. When maturing, this wine is still generous, openly proffering all its qualities. This hedonistic side is one of its most attractive particularities. Read less

External Reviews for Mission Haut Brion Bordeaux Pessac Leognan Cru ClassŽ

External Review
Source: SoDivin
05/06/2009

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External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

At its optimal maturity level with a nice balance of tarry earthy notes over a thread of berry and currant flavor hiding at the center.--Haut-Brion vertical. HS Wine Spectator.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/16/2009

At its optimal maturity level, with a nice balance of tarry, earthy notes over a thread of berry and currant flavor hiding at the center.--Haut-Brion vertical. -HS Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1967 Haut Brion 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
08/31/2012

Rich and very lovely, with excellent fruit; can age. Medium-red color, black cherry and tobacco aromas, full-bodied, with rich cherry and tobacco flavors, full tannins and a slightly dry finish.--La Mission-Haut-Brion vertical. -JS Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1967 Mission Haut Brion, La 750ml


External Review
Source: SoDivin
07/10/2009

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