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Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion | Red | 2001 | Bordeaux | Left Bank - Vivino Rating 4.4

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Intro: Château Duhart-Milon, previously also Château Duhart-Milon-Rothschild, is a winery in the Pauillac appellation of the Bordeaux region of France. The wine produced here was classified as one of ten Quatrièmes Crus Classés in the historic Bordeaux Wine Official Classification of 1855.


Winery
: Château La Mission

Region: Bordeaux | Pessac-Léognan (Left Bank)

Grapes: 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc

Aging: French Oak Barrels

Tasting Notes: Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate 92 Points: “The 2001’s juicy, peppery, meaty bouquet reveals notions of black currants, black cherries, tobacco leaf, and smoky barbecue. This expressive, medium-bodied, seductive La Mission has shed most of its tannin, revealing a gentle roundness. The wine builds incrementally in the mouth, finishing with impressive purity and length. Neither the biggest nor most flamboyant La Mission-Haut-Brion, it is a classic example to drink over the next 10-15 years while waiting for the bombastic, massive 2000 to evolve.” (RP) Aug 2012

Rating: WS 93, RP 90, v 4.3

ABV: 12.5%  Decant: 2hrs  Serving temp: 16-18 °C  Pairing: Beef, Lamb, Game (deer Venison) , Poutry

* Please note this is an old vintage wine and the label may have slight discolouration, slight tears or stains. Please contact us if this is a concern.