1982 Château La Mission Haut-Brion
Wine.comAn extraordinary effort that gets better with each tasting, this dark, murky, garnet/purple-colored 1982 exhibits a fabulously complex nose of hot bricks, asphalt, black fruits, tar, roast beef, and truffles, colossal concentration, super-ripeness, an unctuous texture, and low acidity. While still exceptionally youthful, this wine is powerful, dense, large-scaled, and intense. It is evolving at a snail's pace, but should continue to improve for another 10-15 years, and last for another three deca...
Wine AdvocateRating: 96/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 102 on Dec-95
Wine SpectatorRating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator