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119 Ratings
Château La Mission Haut-Brion Pessac-Léognan Cru Classé de Graves

Wine Description

(2008 Vintage) The 2008 La Mission was one of the great bargains of recent vintages. Its healthy blue/purple color is followed by aromas of blueberries, black raspberries, licorice, truffles, underbrush and forest floor. The scorched earthy/smoky character of this estate’s terroir has not yet emerged. Medium to full-bodied and concentrated with good acidity, freshness and delineation, this is a big wine for the vintage, but also very classic in its balance of tannin, acidity and extract.

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 62/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/91