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95 Points - Wine Enthusiast
"While this wine has great tannins, it is the fruit that makes it—black currant, blackberry and acidity all come together in great balance. This will age quickly over the next 10 years."

93 Points - Decanter
"The success of La Mission is even more impressive as this was not an easy vintage for the Haut-Brion stable. They are close to the city here, and things got hot on their gravel soils. It is one of the main reasons that alcohols are lower than in recent years, because various plots shut down and stopped accumulating sugar. Although yields were high at 52hl/ha, the extra volume was mostly put towards the third wine. They have performed an amazing sleight of hand here, as La Chapelle has plenty of the signature of its brilliant big brother. There is less persistency but still plenty of juicy, ripe fruits and a toasty edge to the aromatics that is a classic signature of the house. There is a gap between the two wines, perhaps more than in some other years, but it's a space where you would be very happy to sit and enjoy the view. From a blend of 42% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36.5% Merlot and 21.5% Cabernet Franc, aged in 25% new oak. 3.6pH."

93 Points - The Wine Advocate

Current Stock:
120
SKU:
32078
Varietal:
Bordeaux Red Blend
Vintage:
2016
Color:
Red
Alcohol:
12.5%-14.8%
Producer:
Chateau La Mission Haut Brion
Country:
France
Appellation:
Pessac-Leognan
Region:
Bordeaux

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