Raritaeten Raritaten Bordeaux Blan Haut Brion Blanc Graves Jg Ltr 1988

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Still a baby- dark purple with no browning. Tobacco and dark red fruits on the nose- the palate is completely primary, very rich and full, but not ... Read more

I don't remember the '88 La Mission as being so wonderfully opulent. It shows fabulous violet, berry and dried fruit aromas and flavors. Full-bodie... Read more

Ferociously hard from cask, the 1988 La Mission is now exhibiting an attractive opulence and gobs of fruit. It has turned out to be a beautifully m... Read more

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Snooth User: winenut718
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08/05/2008

Still a baby- dark purple with no browning. Tobacco and dark red fruits on the nose- the palate is completely primary, very rich and full, but not without elegance- very nice wine.


External Reviews for Raritaeten Raritaten Bordeaux Blan Haut Brion Blanc Graves Jg Ltr

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/08/2010

I don't remember the '88 La Mission as being so wonderfully opulent. It shows fabulous violet, berry and dried fruit aromas and flavors. Full-bodied, with big, velvety tannins and a long, ripe and delicious aftertaste.--1988 Bordeaux horizontal. Best... Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1988 Mission Haut Brion, La 3000ml


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Source: Epic Cellars
05/14/2011

Ferociously hard from cask, the 1988 La Mission is now exhibiting an attractive opulence and gobs of fruit. It has turned out to be a beautifully made, deep, full-bodied, concentrated, rich, well-structured wine that will last for 15-20 years. It is a bigger, deeper, yet softer, more concentrated wine than its neighbor, Haut-Brion. Anticipated maturity: 1994-2012.


External Review
Source: SoDivin
05/07/2009

Cru Classé


External Review
Source: SoDivin
07/11/2009

Cru ClassŽ


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/03/2013

A Bordeaux Blanc wine from Bordeaux in France. 1988 Haut Brion Blanc 750ml


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

Ferociously hard from cask the 1988 La Mission is now exhibiting an attractive opulence and gobs of fruit. It has turned out to be a beautifully made deep full-bodied concentrated rich well-structured wine that will last for 15-20 years. It is a bigger deeper yet softer more concentrated wine than its neighbor Haut-Brion. Anticipated maturity: 1994-2012. Last tasted 6/93. Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.


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The wine shows deep colour with sustantial but supple tannin. It is long on the palate, while the aromas are still hidden due to the youth of the wine. At this stage of evolution it seems the vintage is not comparable to any other ones but 1966.

The wine shows deep colour with sustantial but supple tannin. It is long on the palate, while the aromas are still hidden due to the youth of the wine. At this stage of evolution it seems the vintage is not comparable to any other ones but 1966.

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