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Mission Haut Brion La Bordeaux Blend Wine 1955

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Château Haut-Bailly:
Chateau Haut-Bailly is situated on the left bank of the River Garonne, south of Bordeaux  in the commune of  Pessac-Léognan –  home to all the Graves Crus Classés. A vineyard with 30 hectares (74 acres) of planted vines on one piece of  land, it sits on a high ridge overlooking a small winding road leading from Leognan to Cadaujac. The sloping terrain ... Read more
Chateau Haut-Bailly is situated on the left bank of the River Garonne, south of Bordeaux  in the commune of  Pessac-Léognan –  home to all the Graves Crus Classés. A vineyard with 30 hectares (74 acres) of planted vines on one piece of  land, it sits on a high ridge overlooking a small winding road leading from Leognan to Cadaujac. The sloping terrain is well-graded and has excellent drainage. If great wine results from a harmonious relationship between man, the vine, and nature – a concept the French call terroir – the most subtle of these three elements is the soil. At Haut-Bailly, it is sandy, mixed with gravel, and rests on a subsoil of sandstone petrified with the remains of prehistoric fossil shells. All this contributes to the special character of Haut-Bailly wine. Read less

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2.50 5
12/20/2009

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External Reviews for Mission Haut Brion La Bordeaux Blend Wine

External Review
Source: SoDivin
07/10/2009

1er Cru ClassŽ


External Review
Source: SoDivin
05/06/2009

1er Cru Classé


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

Even allowing for the greatness of Haut-Brion and Mouton-Rothschild, the 1955 La Mission is the wine of the vintage. It possesses a sweet, cedary, clove, smoke, and black-raspberry-scented nose, and rich, full-bodied, remarkably harmonious flavors ... Robert Parker. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1955 Mission Haut Brion, La 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/14/2013

Even allowing for the greatness of Haut-Brion and Mouton-Rothschild the 1955 La Mission is the "wine of the vintage." It possesses a sweet cedary clove smoke and black-raspberry-scented nose and rich full-bodied remarkably harmonious flavors that ooze with ripe fruit glycerin and heady alcohol. The tannin has totally melted away and the wine reveals considerable rust at the edge so it is unlikely that the 1955 will improve with further cellaring. There is no indication of any fragility or declin



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