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2017 Château La Mission Haut-Brion

Graves, Pessac-Léognan, cru classé
(OWC)

This is a Bordeaux future; earliest anticipated arrival is Fall 2020 help
 
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PRICE:
$3,936.00 per Case of Bottles

SIZE:
750ml

AVAILABLE:
3 cases of Bottles

 

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TASTING NOTES

"This is a very tight and focused young La Mission with a pretty center palate of dark fruit and flavors of oyster shell and hints of fresh tobacco. Serious and precise on the finish. 56% merlot, 40% cabernet sauvignon and 4% cabernet franc." JamesSuckling.com
(JS, 04/05/2018)

Rating: 95-96


"The 2017 La Mission Haut-Brion was picked from 4 to 29 September and matured in 68% new oak with 14.1° alcohol. It has a more broody bouquet than previous years: dark berry fruit, brown spices, warm gravel and later, a touch of orange rind. This can sometimes be sultry out of barrel and the 2017 falls into that category. The palate is medium-bodied with very fine tannin. This La Mission Haut-Brion is built around a wonderful structure and symmetry. It feels precise with a detailed, saline finish that lingers in the mouth. I can see Jean-Philippe Delmas’s comparison with the 2001 though I find the tannins finer in the 2017. Superb." Neal Martin, Vinous.com
(NM, 05/01/2018)

Rating: 93-95
Drink from: 2023-2050


"The 2017 La Mission Haut-Brion is a wine of total finesse and class. Pliant and expressive, the 2017 is beautifully layered from start to finish. Bright red cherry, plum, mocha, pomegranate and blood orange all add to an impression of grace and freshness. This is one of the most refined, understated recent vintages of La Mission I can remember tasting." Antonio Galloni, Vinous.com
(AG, 05/03/2018)

Rating: 92-95


"Deep cassis colour. Gorgeous restraint of fine dusty dark fruit. Definite graphite/mineral aroma undergirded by fragrant cassis and a light herbaceous note. Delicious pure black fruit, super-fine texture, the tannins fine and supple. Juicy even with its serious elegance. Succulent, long and precisely balanced. Persistent, too. Intensity without weight. All waiting in the wings. On second tasting, the oak shows a little more on the finish but it is in place, not dominating." Julia Harding MW, JancisRobinson.com
(JR, 04/25/2018)

Rating: 18
Drink from: 2027-2042


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