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Château La Mission Haut-Brion

Bordeaux wine Château La Mission Haut-Brion Pessac-Léognan
La Mission Haut-Brion
Pessac-Léognan
Rouge
1982 
Notations : 
  • Robert Parker : 100 points
  • Stephen Tanzer : 95 points
1 110.00 €
Box Gift 1 120.00 € 
Quantity 
Red wine
0,75 L
CARD-INDEX OF CELLAR
Area : Bordeaux
Name : Pessac-Léognan / Graves
Type : Red wine
Grape variety : Cabernet-franc, Cabernet-sauvignon, Merlot
Structure : Ample, Complex, Consistent, Deep, Dense, Length, Rich, Sappy
Families of flavor : Aromatic herbs, Fresh fruits, Réglisse, Spices, Tobacco
Conservation : A boire jusqu'en 2045 et plus
Temperature of service : 16-17°
Mets/Wines agreements : Caneton rôti à la broche, Carré d'agneau aux herbes, Côte de boeuf à la moelle
Capacity : Bottle (0,75 L)
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Description :

The greatest La Mission Haut Brion made between the 1975 and 1989, the 1982 is, stylistically, a dead-ringer for the ethereal 1959. One of the most massive wines of the vintage, it remains an adolescent in terms of evolution, but it can be drunk with great pleasure if it is decanted 2-3 hours in advance

Château La Mission Haut-Brion

Château La Mission Haut Brion Grand Cru Classé Pessac-Léognan  

The vineyards of La Mission Haut-Brion occupy a gravel croupe over chalk in the most northerly part of the Graves commune, across the road from the vines of Haut-Brion, and surrounded by the suburban streets of Bordeaux. There are nearly 21 hectares all told in two portions, the first situated in Pessac and the second in Talence, these two sections divided by the railway line between Bordeaux and Arcachon, a popular resort on the Atlantic coast.

There is a slight incongruity on the composition of the vineyard between sources, differing only by one or two percentage points, but Turid Hoed Alcaras, informed me that it is 45% Merlot, 46% Cabernet Sauvignon and 8% Cabernet Franc. The vines have a surprisingly young age, approximately 20 years, and are planted at a density of 10000 vines/ha. 

The harvest is naturally gathered by hand, with sorting beginning in the vineyard where truck-mounted sorting tables are positioned. Fermentation is in the aforementioned stainless steel vats, which hold 180 hectolitres, with the temperature regulated to 30°C, and the whole process under the control of a dedicated computer system. Once the fermentation is finished the wine is transferred into oak, using 100% new wood, where the wine rests typically for 22 months, before an egg white fining and bottling, without filtration.

The grand vin is Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion and of this there are typically 8000 cases per annum. The wine of Chateau La Tour Haut Brion has been, by many people and for many years, erroneously regarded as the second wine of La Mission Haut-Brion.

From the 2005 vintage, however, this erroneous belief has, in part, been made true. From this vintage onwards, the wine that would once have been La Tour Haut Brion will be utilised in the production of the true second wine of La Mission Haut-Brion, which is La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion.

Always sourced from the young vines on the estate, and up to this point usually amounting to about 1000 cases, La Chapelle de La Mission Haut-Brion is now bolstered by fruit from more mature vines. In future vintages, it is conceivable that the fruit of the La Tour vines may even be used in the La Mission grand vin.

   Château La Mission Haut Brion Grand Cru Classé Pessac-Léognan

Notes de dégustation

Robert Parker : 100 points
"The greatest La Mission Haut Brion made between the 1975 and 1989, the 1982 is, stylistically, a dead-ringer for the ethereal 1959. One of the most massive wines of the vintage, it remains an adolescent in terms of evolution, but it can be drunk with great pleasure if it is decanted 2-3 hours in advance. A thick, unctuously-textured wine with massive richness as well as abundant notes of black fruits, truffles, creosote, scorched earth, smoke, and camphor, a colossal mouthfeel, a layered texture, incredible depth of fruit and glycerin, and copious, but well-integrated tannins that are largely concealed by the incredible amount of fruit. An old school La Mission, it is a tour de force that should continue to age effortlessly for another 40+ years. A monumental wine! "  (Jun 2009)

Stephen Tanzer : 95 points
"Good full medium red. Exotic yet lively aromas of roasted plum, marzipan and grilled nuts. Wonderfully dense but sappy, with grip of steel. Finishes powerfully tannic and extremely long, still with a touch of youthful austerity. A very impressive showing. Drink 2005 to 2025." (Nov 2002)

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