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Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion 2014

Bordeaux - Pessac-Leognan - White - 14.5°
Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion 2014
$890 1 Bottle (750ML)
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2014 Pessac-Léognan Blanc from Bordeaux.

The harvests for the 2014 La Mission Haut-Brion took place from September 5th to September 12th, in exceptional meteorological conditions. The perfectly ripe 72% Semillon and 28% Sauvignon Blanc compose a clever combination. 
At first, the nose is restrained but quickly gives off well-ripened fruit (yellow fruit), and subtle vanilla notes. That restriction proves a complete control of the ageing in oak barrels, without erasing the aromatic depth of the wine. On the palate, throughout tasting, this harmonious Pessac-Léognan Blanc carries amplitude, richness and frank vibrancy. This dry white wine is rich without being heavy and has a good ageing potential

Parker : 93 / 100
J. Suckling : 99 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
The 2014 La Mission Haut Brion Blanc has a surprisingly strict bouquet that needed coaxing from the glass, eventually offering scents of Cornice pear, jasmine and honeysuckle. This is very subtle and clearly will need a few years in bottle, just like Laville Haut Brion demanded. The palate is well balanced with crisp acidity, a cheeky pinch of lemongrass enlivening the senses on the entry, quite a feral La Mission Haut Brion Blanc with the Sémillon fully in control on the lightly honeyed, spicy finish. It is a great La Mission Haut Brion, although I remain convinced that the 2014 Haut Brion Blanc has the class this year.
BordeauxPessac-Leognan
Alcohol
14.5

Grape varieties
Sémillon/Sauvignon Blanc/Muscadelle

Decanter
95+

J. Robinson
16.5

J. Suckling
99

R. Gabriel
18

Vinous - A. Galloni
93

Wine Spectator
95

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Graves

Appellation
Pessac-Leognan

Color
White

Producer
Chateau Haut-Brion

On Special
No

Region
Bordeaux

Sweetness
Dry white wines

Environment
Sustainable

Parker
93

Allergens
Contains sulfites

On Special
No

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