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Wine Red Mission Haut Brion La 1984

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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 Wine Red Mission Haut Brion La

External Review
Source: SoDivin
07/10/2009

1er Cru ClassŽ


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
08/17/2011

Light, but tannic and tight, with very modest cherry and bricklike flavors that remain fresh, if weak.--Haut-Brion vertical. -HS Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1984 Haut Brion 750ml


External Review
Source: SoDivin
05/09/2009

1er Cru Classé


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
12/24/2011

A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1984 Mission Haut Brion, La 750ml



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