1998 Mission Haut Brion, La Bordeaux Blend

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  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 750ML
  • WS 96
  • WA 93
  • IWC 93

Reviews for 1998 Mission Haut Brion, La Bordeaux Blend

WS 96
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, January 2009
Very dark ruby color still. The nose is deep and dense with intense aromas of licorice blackberry warm stones and a hint of sweet tobacco. Full-bodied with flavors of berries iodine and chocolate. The tannin structure... Very dark ruby color still. The nose is deep and dense with intense aromas of licorice blackberry warm stones and a hint of sweet tobacco. Full-bodied with flavors of berries iodine and chocolate. The tannin structure builds on the palate. Still needs to come together. A baby.-'88/'98 Bordeaux blind retrospective (2008). Best after 2012. -JS
WA 93
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2001
Complex aromas of scorched earth minerals black fruits lead pencil and subtle wood accompany this classic full-bodied La Mission. It boasts superb purity an expansive concentrated mid-palate and sweet tannin in the long... Complex aromas of scorched earth minerals black fruits lead pencil and subtle wood accompany this classic full-bodied La Mission. It boasts superb purity an expansive concentrated mid-palate and sweet tannin in the long muscular yet refined finish. This superb La Mission-Haut-Brion which requires 6-7 years of cellaring gets my nod as one of the finest La Mission's produced. Anticipated maturity: 2007-2030.
IWC 93
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, May 2000
...Deeply pitched aromas of roasted stones raspberry cherry plum licorice and menthol. A step up in sweetness and complexity from the young '99: round and full but shapely and solidly built. Finishes with lush very fine... ...Deeply pitched aromas of roasted stones raspberry cherry plum licorice and menthol. A step up in sweetness and complexity from the young '99: round and full but shapely and solidly built. Finishes with lush very fine tannins nicely supported by middle-palate extract.