2011 Chapelle de la Mission Haut Brion, La Bordeaux Blend
Bordeaux Blend - 1.5L

  • WS 93
  • WE 92
  • JS 91

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WS 93
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, April 2012
Tight with hints of mesquite and tar showing good racy tobacco leaf and cassis notes. Tasted non-blind. -J.M.
WE 92
Wine Enthusiast - Wine Enthusiast, April 2012
While certainly powered by tannins this wine does have a rich fruity character as well. The finish brings juicy flavors that cut right through the tannins. -R.V.
JS 91
James Suckling - jamessuckling.com, April 2012
A firm and fruity wine with plums and minerals and chocolate. Full and chewy yet polished and fine. Fresh finish. A little lean and rigid. 68.7% Merlot 11.6% Cabernet Franc and 29% Cabernet Sauvignon.
JJB 91
Cory Gowan - JJ Buckley, April 2012
68.7% merlot 11.7% cabernet franc and 19.6% cabernet sauvignon. This is the second wine of La Mission Haut-Brion. The 2011 has a very fragrant high-toned nose of pure cassis. Round clean and polished on the palate even at... 68.7% merlot 11.7% cabernet franc and 19.6% cabernet sauvignon. This is the second wine of La Mission Haut-Brion. The 2011 has a very fragrant high-toned nose of pure cassis. Round clean and polished on the palate even at this early stage this has attractive flavors of gravelly minerals fresh blueberry and black tea. Very taut this finishes with massive chunky tannins that will need some time to resolve before this wine can become truly enjoyable. Drink 2016-2022.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pessac Leognan
Vintage 2011