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    Sku 356228
    Country France
    Region Bordeaux
    Appellation Pessac Leognan
    Producer La Mission Haut Brion
    Type Red
    Vintage 2011
    Varietal Bordeaux Blend
    Volume 1.5L

    La Mission Haut Brion 2011 (1.5L)

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    Wine Advocate Notes
    95 Points, Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate: The small production (4,150 cases) of 2011 La Mission-Haut-Brion displays the nobility and complexity of this great terroir. Burning embers, scorched earth, blueberry, black currant, licorice and spice aromas jump from the glass of this dense ruby/purple-colored wine. With full body (atypical for a 2011), but no hard edges, this opulent, multidimensional, fleshy, rich, stunningly long, well-balanced La Mission is another great achievement in what has been nearly a century of producing remarkable wines from this hallowed vineyard. The long 2011 should be reasonably mature in another 4-6 years, and last for two decades. It will always be a revelation in a vintage that is unlikely to receive a lot of exciting press. The final blend was 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 34% Merlot, and 11% Cabernet Franc. 04/14
    Wine Spectator Notes
    93 Points, Wine Spectator: "A wine with pretty dark-chocolate, berry and currant character. Stones, too. Full body, chewy but polished tannins and a firm finish. Already showing the sea shell and iodine. Needs at least four or five years to soften. Reminds me of the excellent 1978...93 WS 02/14 ""This sports a pleasantly grippy edge of briar and cassis bush notes, with a densely layered core of dark fig, blackberry and black currant fruit that should move to the fore soon enough. The long, mesquite-tinged finish has solid grip." 03/14

    SKU# 356228