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      Tasting Notes
      La Mission de Haut-Brion 2016

      The texture to this is very beautiful with chewy yet very polished tannins. Full-bodied, tight and mouth-filling. Starts very slowly and then takes off. Love the energy in this.
      Score: 96/97 James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, March 2017
      18.5++

      Glowing deep crimson. Very intense and ripe. Snazzy and spicy. Polished and racy. Very firm and lots of ripe tannins - very much à La Mission. Super-sophisticated. Inky and fresh and so ripe and confident. A dry style but great. Racy but tannic.
      Drink 2027-2050
      Score: 18.5+ Jancis Robinson MW, JancisRobinson.com, April 2017

      Wonderful La Mission this year, graceful but with an unmistakable sense of controlled power. The wine just expands outwards and upwards in your mouth - insistent but terribly polite about it. It is deep and silky, shot through with coffee grounds, damson and soft cassis on a creamy mid-palate, utterly beautiful. There is a real energy and vitality here, with a caressing texture to the tannins and huge persistency on the finish. Dense, and yet so finessed that you could almost drink it today. Wow. The blend is 57.5% Merlot and 42.5% Cabernet Sauvignon with a pH of 3.66, harvested between 19th September and 14th October.
      Score: 98 Jane Anson, Decanter.com, April 2017

      Wine Facts

      Grape Variety
      Cabernet Sauvignon
      Grape Variety
      Merlot
      Country
      France
      Region
      Bordeaux
      Sub Region
      Pessac Leognan
      Vintage
      2016
      Colour
      Red
      Type (Still/Sparkling)
      Still
      Provenance (Old/New World)
      Old World
      Body Style
      Medium to Full Bodied Red
      Sweetness
      Dry
      Drinking Stage
      For Laying Down
      Organic
      No
      Biodynamic
      No
      Vegan
      No

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