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1989 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion Pessac Leognan
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  • International Wine Cellar
    Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 103, July/August 2002 ($375-$432) Medium red with some amber at the rim. Knockout nose combines tobacco, warm stones, minerals, menthol and burning woodsmoke. Wonderfully dense, silky and sweet, but there superb underlying acidity and tannic structure to buttress the wine flesh. Haut-Brion is widely considered to be the wine of the vintage, but in my experience La Mission is at the same exalted quality level. ...
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: (97-99) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 79 on Feb-92
  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Bordeaux Book on 11/1/2003
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator