Vintage Wine

1979 Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion, Pessac-Leognan, France

$399.99 USD $650.00 USD

Rated 90 Points Robert Parker
A strong effort from La Mission, the 1979 retains its healthy dark ruby/purple color. It offers a spicy, mineral, and cassis-scented bouquet, medium to full body, ripe, concentrated, muscular flavors, and a long finish. While drinking well, the complexity and huge, penetrating fragrance of a top Graves have yet to emerge. I would opt for drinking it over the next 15-20 years.


The fill is very top shoulder.

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