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"...possesses a blue/purple color with only a hint of garnet creeping in, and the explosive aromatics offer up notes of licorice, creme de cassis, blueberry liqueur, smoky barbecue meats, truffles and graphite. If that’s not enough to get one salivating, the palate has never disappointed either. Full-bodied with extraordinary opulence as well as sweet, well-integrated, velvety tannins, this fresh, lively, blockbuster La Mission appears to be one of those rare wines that never goes through a closed, unfriendly stage. It has been a compelling, multidimensional effort from barrel, in its infancy, and as it heads into late adolescence. A remarkable tour de force in winemaking, it is one of the all-time profound La Mission-Haut-Brions..."(100pts RP)
Vintage 1989, Chateau La Mission Haut Brion, Graves, into neck, lwasl (1 750 ml)

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Chateau La Mission Haut Brion - Vintage 1989

Estimate $600 - $750Sep 8, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USA